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Author Woods, Thomas A.

Title Knights of the plow : Oliver H. Kelley and the origins of the Grange in Republican ideology / Thomas A. Woods.

Imprint Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1991.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The Henry A. Wallace series on agricultural history and rural studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-245) and index.
Contents 1. The Republican persuasion : an ideology in flux -- 2. Grange founder as farmer -- 3. The Benton County Agricultural Society and the roots of the Grange -- 4. Northwood : liberal Republican opportunity and the reality of failure -- 5. Disillusionment and new hope -- 6. An idea takes shape -- 7. The Grange is born -- 8. The rising tide -- 9. Crest and decline of the Granger movement -- 10. A society of farmers -- 11. Brothers at odds : the Grange in conflict.
Subject National Grange -- History.
Kelley, Oliver H. (Oliver Hudson), 1826-1913.
ISBN 0813802393 (acid-free paper)
9780813802398 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 09873489X
YDXCP 728409
AU@ 000007163822

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