Download PDF by David Benac: Conflict in the Ozarks: Hill Folk, Industrialists, and

By David Benac

ISBN-10: 193550312X

ISBN-13: 9781935503125

on the finish of the 19th century, the rugged panorama of the Courtois Hills within the Missouri Ozarks was once host to an remoted society of tenacious population, who subsisted virtually totally at the assets of its wealthy forests. It was once this similar necessary trees that drew the Missouri Lumber and Mining corporation to the world, and sparked an everlasting cultural and environmental fight. David Benac examines the fight among citizens and outsiders via govt records, corporation documents, neighborhood newspapers, and oral histories. He studies greater than sixty years of significant social and monetary alterations for the hill folks and for the wooded area itself. In below a century, the Courtois Hills observed the tip of a close to hunter-gatherer lifestyles, the increase and fall of the ecocnomic yet devastating bushes undefined, and the start of a brand new period of conservation and environmental awareness.

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