What an important topic, and what a thorough and helpful exploration of it. "The book is consistently and appropriately engaged in present-day political concerns and ends with a prescription to revise West Virginia tax codes. Both activists and scholars can benefit from Rasmussen's research."―Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. "A thought-provoking and frequently insightful work that will contribute significantly to the ongoing scholarly debate concerning the roots of Appalachian dependency."―Journal of Appalachian Studies. I'm asking less than half of the current list price for a new signed copy. No signed copies are listed on the internet currently.
Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994. 222 pages with an Index, Bibliography, Notes, and maps on the end pages. Hardback in dust jacket.