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The Bergthaler Church Split 80
Emigration to the Northwest 81
The Break-up of Agricultural Villages 84
Village Life in 1900 85
The New Century 89

Chapter IV The Gathering Storm: Nationalism

and Schools 1900-1914 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 93 School Developments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 94

Municipal Developments and Politics 95
Agriculture and Village Break-up 100
Town Developments 104
The MEl Controversy 110
The Gathering Storm 113

Chapter V The World We Have Lost: Rhineland

1914-1929 117
The Effects of War 119
School Legislation and Crisis 123
Emigration and its Impact on Rhineland 126
Russlaender Immigration 1923-1930 130
Technology and the World We Have Lost 136

Chapter VI The Great Depression and The Re- Integration of

Rhineland Society 1929-1939 143
Drought and Depression 144

The Rhineland Agricultural Society

and Co-operation 152
Co-operative Enterprises 157
Co-operation and Community Building 162
Other Developments 168
New Beginnings 170

Chapter VII Industry, Modernity, Continuity

1939-1960 175
World War II and Rhineland 176
Wartime Agriculture 181

Rural Industrial Development and

Co-op Vegetable Oils 183

The 'Renaissance' of the Rural Community

and the Rise of Altona 186
Agriculture in the 1950's 201
Rural and Municipal Developments 207
Modernization and Continuity 214
Chapter VIII Volost To Municipality 225
Urbanization and Modernization 226

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