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Kenneth Ross Toole (August 8, 1920 - August 13, 1981) was an American historian, author, and educator who specialized in the history of Montana. Perhaps the best-known and most influential of the state's twentieth-century historians, Toole served as director of the state's historical society, authored several noted volumes of state history and social commentary, and was a popular professor at the University of Montana for 16 years. He supported environmental protection for Montana's resources, and voiced strong support for labor unions and farmers over big business, especially targeting the railroad and mining industries. These views frequently came into conflict with those of the Anaconda Copper Company and some Montana politicians, most notably Governor J. Hugo Aronson (served 1953-1961). Toole's views on the role of corporate dominance in Montana history were often controversial, and have been hotly debated by historians.

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Total Books: 4
The rape of the Great Plains Northwestern America cattle and coal
1976 - The Rape of the Great Plains Northwestern America Cattle and Coal (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780316849906
ISBN-10: 0316849901
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Montana An Uncommon Land
1959 - Montana an Uncommon Land (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780806104270
ISBN-10: 0806104279
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Twentieth Century Montana A State of Extremes
Twentieth Century Montana a State of Extremes (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780806118260
ISBN-10: 0806118261
Genre: History
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Montana Images of the Past
Montana Images of the Past [279p] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780871085146
ISBN-10: 0871085143
Genre: History
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