No markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket shows no wear. Dust Jacket comes in removable mylar cover. All edges are clean. Dust Jacket is Unclipped. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Includes index. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. 275pp. Hardcover Fine Condition Size: 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" English Text. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This elegantly written narrative traces Arkansas's evolution from a primarily rural society in the early 1900s to its expanding manufacturing economy and its growing prosperity and parity with the rest of the nation. Ben Johnson explores the influence of federal-state relations, beginning with the New Deal programs of President Franklin Roosevelt and continuing through the administrations of native son Bill Clinton. With particular sensitivity, he examines organized labor in the timber industry and in row crop agriculture; school desegregation, white flight, and the private academy movement in the delta region; the growth of Wal-Mart and the poultry industry in the northwest section of the of the state; and the expansion of outdoor recreation and tourism as lakes were constructed and game populations rejuvenated. This book is particularly impressive for the breadth of its scope. Johnson offers detailed information on women, music and literature, organized religion, environmental trends, and other important cultural influences. Third in the popular Histories of Arkansas series, Arkansas in Modern America extends the narrative into the contemporary era with a format aimed at students and general readers. This important book will set the standard, for years to come, for analysis and interpretation of Arkansas's place in the twentieth century.
About the Author: Ben F. Johnson, III, is the author of Fierce Solitude: A Life of John Gould Fletcher (1994, University of Arkansas Press). He earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, and teaches at South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado.
Title: Arkansas in Modern America, 1930-1999
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Publication Date: 2000
Book Condition: Fine Condition
Book Description University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP103968996
Book Description Condition: Good. Ships from St. Louis Missouri. The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages are intact ( dust cover may be missing or if its there may be in extremly rough condition. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental material. Seller Inventory # 2UEEY3000UYH
Book Description Univ of Arkansas Pr, 2000. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1557286175-2-4