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. * The 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 *