Mollie C. Davis

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Winter 1978


North Carolina is a state in nervous transition as it moves rapidly from a predominantly rural to an urban character. Its values and its peoples are in cultural conflict and perhaps have been since the end of World War II when agricultural mechanization, industrialization, improved communication, and racial integration effected substantial changes in this vastly diverse state. The old ways are certainly under attack. Stress accompanies rapid change, especially when values clash and traditional patterns of life and land use are dramatically altered.



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