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Trouble in Goshen Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

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ISBN-10: 149680967X

ISBN-13: 9781496809674

Edition: 2014

Authors: Fred C. Smith

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The Great Depression emboldened Americans to tolerate radical experimentation in search of solutions to seemingly overwhelming economic problems. Amongst the thorniest of those was rural southern poverty. In Trouble in Goshen, Fred C. Smith focuses on three communities designed and implemented to meet that challenge. This book examines the economic and social theories--and their histories--that resulted in the creation and operation of the most aggressive and radical experiments in the United States. Trouble in Goshen chronicles three communitarian experiments, both the administrative details and the struggles and reactions of the clients. Smith covers the Tupelo Homesteads in Mississippi,…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 10/30/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Fred C. Smith is visiting assistant professor of history at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a contributor to Justice and Violence: Political Violence, Pacifism, and Cultural Transformation, and his work has appeared in the Journal of Mississippi History, Agricultural History, Florida Historical Quarterly, Southern Historian, and Mississippi History Now.