Down on Mahans Creek: A History of an Ozarks Neighborhood - download pdf or read online

By Benjamin G. Rader

In Down on Mahans Creek, Benjamin Rader offers a desirable examine an area within the Missouri Ozarks from the early 19th to the mid-twentieth century. He explores the various ways that Mahans Creek, even though distant, used to be by no means thoroughly remoted or self-sufficient. The citizens have been deeply plagued by the Civil struggle, and the coming of the railroad and the trees increase within the Eighteen Nineties propelled the neighborhood into smooth instances, making a extra fast paced and consumer-oriented lifestyle and a brand new ethical sensibility. through the nice melancholy the creek’s citizens back to a couple of the older values for survival. After global warfare II, smooth know-how replaced their lives back, inflicting a move clear of the nation-state and to the within reach small towns.

Down on Mahans Creek tells the dynamic tale of this precise local navigating the frenzy and pull of the outdated and new methods of life.

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