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John M. Barry, Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America The Mississippi Flood of 1927, as John M. Barry conclusively demonstrates, wasn’t just a natural disaster. It was also (figuratively and literally) a watershed in American history, one of which neither the South nor the country was ever the same again.
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Unformatted text preview: What chain of events did the flood set off that led, among other things, to a conflict within a prominent delta family (the Percys), to the making of a future president, and the decline of New Orleans as a major city?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course HIST 345M taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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