The Americanization of West Virginia: Creating a Modern Industrial State, 1916-1925

@article{Hennen1997TheAO,
  title={The Americanization of West Virginia: Creating a Modern Industrial State, 1916-1925},
  author={J. Hennen},
  journal={Journal of Southern History},
  year={1997},
  volume={105},
  pages={1442}
}
  • J. Hennen
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Southern History
" Hennen explores West Virginia's integration into America's corporate political economy during and after World War I. Far from being isolated during America's transformation into a world power, West Virginia was squarely in the mainstream. The state's people and natural resources served crucial functions as producers and fuel for the postwar economy. Hennen examines a formative period in West Virginia's modern history that has been largely neglected beyond the traditional focus in the coal… Expand
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