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Contents List of Illustrations ix Foreword by Chris McCarron xiii Preface xix Introduction: The Unique Identity of Kentucky and Its Derby 1 1. Early Struggles and Foundations for Success: 1875–1910 9 2. The “Southern” Path to National Prominence: 1910–1930 47 3. Conflict at the Derby in the Great Depression: 1930–1940 83 4. An American Institution: 1940–1960 113 5. A Stage for Social Protest and a Site of National Healing: 1960–1980 143 6. Globalization and the American Dream: 1980–2010 177 Acknowledgments 221 Notes 225 Selected Bibliography 249 Index 261 ...


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