Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Summary
John M. Barry

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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Summary

In the spring of 1927 the Mississippi River valley region floods in what is perhaps the greatest natural disaster in the history of the United States. The flood and its aftermath will profoundly change government, society and race relations in the region.

The vast flood covers a huge amount of land in water up to thirty feet deep, displacing about one million people in a nation of 120 millions. Flooded areas are roughly...

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