Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #189469
In Creating the Modern South, Douglas Flamming examines one hundred years in the life of the mill and the town of Dalton, Georgia, providing a uniquely perceptive view of Dixie's social and economic transformation.
"Beautifully written, it combines the rich specificity of a case study with broadly applicable synthetic conclusions.--Technology and Culture
"A detailed and nuanced study of community development. . . . Creating the Modern South is an important book and will be of interest to anyone in the field of labor history.--Journal of Economic History
"A rich and provocative study. . . . Its major contribution to our knowledge of the South is its careful account of the evolution and collapse of mill culture.--Journal of Southern History
"Ambitious, and at times provocative, Creating the Modern South is a well-researched, highly readable, and engaging book.--Journal of American History .
Light shelf wear on the jacket. Mylar wrapped. Signed by the author on the half title page.