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Transforming the Appalachian Countryside: Railroads, Deforestation, and Social Change in West Virginia 1880-1920

By: Ronald L Lewis

384 pages, 32 illus, 16 tabs, 4 maps

University of North Carolina Press

Paperback | Jun 1998 | #98914 | ISBN: 0807847062
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Hardback | Jun 1998 | #98913 | ISBN: 0807824054
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Examines the impact of the rapid, unregulated deforestation and industrialization of West Virginia that brought a boom to remote mountain communities before leaving behind environmental disaster and economic bust.

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