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Tom Watson, agrarian rebel,

C. Vann Woodward (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.

New York, Macmillan Co. 1938

Available at Special Collections Library  Special Collections Russell Archival Collections  (Russell RBR E664.W337 W6 1938 ) and other locations()

  • Title:
    Tom Watson, agrarian rebel,
  • Author: C. Vann Woodward (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.
  • Subjects: Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922; Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922
  • Contents: The heritage -- Scholar and poet -- "Ishmael" in the backwoods -- The "new departure" -- Preface to rebellion -- The temper of the 'eighties -- Agrarian law-making -- Henry Grady's vision -- The rebellion of the farmers -- The victory of 1890 -- "I mean business" -- Populism in Congress -- Race, class, and party -- Populism on the march -- Année terrible -- The silver panacea -- The debacle of 1896 -- Of revolution and revolutionists -- From populism to muckraking -- Reform and reaction -- "The world is plunging hellward" -- The shadow of the Pope -- The lecherous Jew -- Peter and the armies of Islam -- The Tertium quid.
    "Biographical study of the Georgia agitator, born of a slave-owning family reduced to poverty after the Civil war, when his family declined from the plantation owner class to the share-cropper status. Always an enemy of industrialism, Watson took the side of the southern.
    Farmer. He was elected to Congress in 1890, later became a Populist leader, and in 1904 and 1908 he ran for president on the Populist ticket." Book rev. digest.
    "First printing."
  • Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.
  • Creation Date: 1938
  • Physical Description: xii pages, 1 leaf, 518 pages plates, portraits 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • OCLC Number: 00817721
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910460466402931
  • IZ MMS ID: 99222853402932$$IABAC

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