A History of the Southern Farmers' Alliance
Robert C. McMath Jr.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
| University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78E+12
eBook ISBN: 9781469639949
Significant as a political, economic, and social organization, the
southern Farmers' Alliance was the largest and most influential
farmers' organization in the history of the United States until the
rise of the American Farm Bureau Federation. McMath suggests that
the ideas advanced by the People's party in the 1890s had been
incubated within the alliance and that the shared experience of 1.5
million rural Americans helped give those ideas power in the
Originally published 1976.
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