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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 3: The Ozarkers

Brooks Blevins


A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 3: The Ozarkers is the final volume of a trilogy chronicling the history of this middle-American highland region. It picks up the story where volume 2 left off, at the end of the long Civil War era in the late nineteenth century, and carries it into the twenty-first century. Through a period of roughly 130 years, The Ozarkers charts the region’s major socioeconomic developments: the rise and decline of the timber boom, the peaks and valleys of the lead and zinc industries, the growth of commercial agriculture and the demise of the family farm, widespread poverty a ... More

Keywords: Ozarks, Upland South, environment, twentieth century, stereotypes, tourism, Branson, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780252044052
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252044052.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brooks Blevins, author
Missouri State University