West Virginia and the Captains of Industry
John Alexander WilliamsISBN: 0937058785;
Book DescriptionWhen West Virginia was formed in 1863, prevailing opinion held that the new state would become a model of sustained wealth and progress. Fifty years later, as the state celebrated its Jubilee year, West Virginia lagged far behind the restof the nation in nearly every measure of personal or institutional achievement. Author John A. Williams asks, "What went wrong?"
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