Chapter 1 Genesis, 1854 Chapter 2 Customs and Usages, 1854-1870 Chapter 3 The Best Regulated of Families, 1870-1900 Chapter 4 Little Republics, 1878-1902 Chapter 5 Waves in a Tempest, 1902-1916 Chapter 6 Alien Elements, 1906-1928 Chapter 7 The Waters Prevail, 1927-1933 Chapter 8 Top Hats and Blue Shirts, 1933-1940 Chapter 9 Great Expectations, 1941-1946 Chapter 10 Friends and Neighbors, 1946-1952 Chapter 11 House Divided, 1952-1958 Chapter 12 The Fall, 1958-1964 Chapter 13 After the Fall, 1964-1968 Chapter 14 Passing of the Guard, 1968-1974
Samuel B. Hand is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Vermont. He is the author of a number of books on Vermont's history, as well as Counsel and Advise: A Political Biography of Samuel I. Rosenman.
Hand has used his vast knowledge of Vermont history to craft a detailed book filled with information as well as lively anecdotes and quotes... Hand's book will become the standard for studying Vermont political history, and it will also add to the literature of one-party state politics, which heretofore hs been mainly devoted southern states. Oral History Review Hand has used his vast knowledge and insight skillfully to write a book with fascinating material, lively anecdotes and quotes, and extensive footnotes. The book is complex, though, with many names, facts, and figures... [a] significant contribution to our understanding of Vermont history. Vermont History