High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE

Kobo ebook | October 1, 2010

byRichard A. Straw, H. Tyler Blethen

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This collection is the first comprehensive, cohesive volume to unite Appalachian history with its culture. Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen's High Mountains Rising provides a clear, systematic, and engaging overview of the Appalachian timeline, its people, and the most significant aspects of life in the region.
 
The first half of the fourteen essays deal with historical issues including Native Americans, pioneer settlement, slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, industrialization, the Great Depression, migration, and finally, modernization.  The remaining essays take a more cultural focus, addressing stereotypes, music, folklife, language, literature, and religion.
 
Bringing together many of the most prestigious scholars in Appalachian studies, this volume has been designed for general and classroom use, and includes suggestions for further reading.
 

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This collection is the first comprehensive, cohesive volume to unite Appalachian history with its culture. Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen's High Mountains Rising provides a clear, systematic, and engaging overview of the Appalachian timeline, its people, and the most significant aspects of life in the region.   The first half of...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:University of Illinois PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0252092600

ISBN - 13:9780252092602

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