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D to believe This book is xcellent Antone that really wants to understand the feud needs to read this one Enlightening and ntertaining Mr Dotson has really wants to understand the feud needs to read this one Enlightening and ntertaining Mr Dotson has a sort of seuel to Altina Waller s landmark study of the feud over three decades ago. Than did the movie One recent book cites the yellow journalists of the 1880s than two hundred times With a rare combination of facts and humor this author calls them all to task Tom E Dotson holder of an Ivy League graduate degree and descended from Both The Hatfields And McCoys the Hatfields and McCoys the uestion When only five Hatfields along with three McCoys were among the twenty men indicted for the vigilante slaying of the three McCoys in 1882 and only nine of the forty who rode with the Phillips posse in 1887 8 were McCoys Why Is It Called 'The Hatfield And McCoy Feud' With is it called 'The Hatfield and McCoy feud' With research and a uniue insight Dotson answers that uesti. As a McCoy I hoped someone would test the veracity of the recent books and movie on someone would test the veracity of the recent books and movie on subject Mr Dotson raises some valid points I too subscribe to the idea moey was a motivating force from outside the families I would give this book For century we read in books and newspapers and saw on screen the legend of what For a century we read in books and newspapers and saw on screen the legend of what the most famous feud in American history the Hatfields and the McCoys What we had was legend and not history mainly because the story consisted of a few historical vents inside several layers of tall tales and fables reported by the yellow journalists of the late nineteenth century The same moneyed interests who owned the newspapers also wanted the vast mineral riches underlying the land occupied by the Hatfields and McCoys and their reporters' depictions of the people of Tug Valley as immoral and violent barbarians helped to make the Higher rating xcept it needed a good

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editor Also the author repeated often Ultimately I found his arguments compelling and believe he s right there was no such thing as a Hatfield and McCoy feud at least not in the way we ve been le. Windle palatable to the public In the 1980s the historian Altina Waller published her ground breaking book placing the feud in the proper conomic and political context Professor Waller's book removed the feud from the fiction category and laid the foundation for serious historical study of the vents of that period in the Tug Valley As fiction can be made just as xciting as the screenwriter or author desires can be made just as xciting as the screenwriter or author desires 2012 TV Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey epic Hatfields McCoys and the recent fictional 'history'' books are greatntertainment but they are not history Some of the books that followed the movie contain an ven greater ratio of fable to facts. ,

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