x, 333 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
9780807834596 cloth alkaline paper 0807834599 cloth alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : the view from the mountain The setting, the Cherokees, and the first era of Ducktown mining, 1843-1878 The revival of Ducktown mining and the first smoke suits, 1890-1903 The farmers and the copper companies wage battle in the Tennessee courts Georgia enters the fray The Ducktown desert and Georgia's first smoke suit Will Shippen, forestry, and Georgia's second smoke suit, 1905-1907 Attorney general Hart, the National Farmers Union, and the search for a remedy, 1907-1910 The smoke injunction and the great war, 1914-1918 Power dams, whitewater rafting, and the reclamation of the Ducktown desert, 1916-2010 Epilogue : the view from the mountain.
KF1298 .M39 2011
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press,