"This is a balanced economic, social, political, and technological history of rural America... A splendid book, rich with detail and complex in argument..A superb introduction to American history." -- Agricultural History Review
"David Danbom's fourth book is a delightful story tracing the social history of U.S. farmers. The book details the attitudes and social life of farm people -- how they looked at themselves and how the rest of society saw them." -- Forum
About the Author
David B. Danbom is professor of history at North Dakota State University, Fargo. His books include The Resisted Revolution: Urban America and the Industrialization of Agriculture, 1900-1930.