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History of West Virginia, old and new

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History of West Virginia, old and new

Three volumes

  • by James Morton Callahan
  • published by The American Historical Society, Chicago, 1923

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Table of Contents

Volume 1
Chapter I - Introduction : Use of Local History
Chapter II - Survey of Landmarks
Chapter III - Geographic Conditions
Chapter IV - Institutional Heritage from Old Virginia
Chapter V - The First Advance
Chapter VI - The Struggle for Trans-Allegheny Control
Chapter VII - Advance Guard of the Trans-Allegheny West
Chapter VIII - The Rear Guard of the Revolution
Chapter IX - New Call of the Frontier: Awakening of the West
Chapter X - Glimpses from Travelers' Records
Chapter XI - Expansion and Dispersion of Settlements
Chapter XII - Historic Highways
Chapter XIII - The First Railroad
Chapter XIV - Wheeling-Pittsburgh Rivalry
Chapter XV - Ohio River Influences (to 1861)
Chapter XVI - Early Community Life, Economic and Social
Chapter XVII - Religion and Church
Chapter XVIII - The Tradition of Education
Chapter XIX - Rise of Local Newspapers
Chapter XX - Sectionalism and Constitutional Problems
Chapter XXI - Achievement of Statehood
Chapter XXII - Strategy of War
Chapter XXIII - A Traveler's Tales from the Oil Region (1864)
Chapter XXIV - Problems and Policies of Reconstruction
Chapter XXV - The Constitution of 1872
Chapter XXVI - Industrial Awakening along the Kanawha
Chapter XXVII - Expansion of Development North of the Kanawha
Chapter XXVIII - The Awakening South of the Kanawha
Chapter XXIX - Oil, Gas and Coal Development
Chapter XXX - Development of Agriculture and Country Life
Chapter XXXI - Telephone and Highway Communication
Chapter XXXII - Political and Legislative History
Chapter XXXIII - Social and Institutional History
Chapter XXXIV - Development of Taxation and Finance
Chapter XXXV - Interstate Relations
Chapter XXXVI - Educational Development
Chapter XXXVII - West Virginia Literature and Literary Writers
Chapter XXXVIII - West Virginia and the World War
Chapter XXXIX - The Last Decade, 1910-1921
Chapter XL - Suggestive Outline for Study of Local History


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