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The Appalachians : America's first and last frontier

Title
The Appalachians : America's first and last frontier / edited by Mari-Lynn Evans, Holly George-Warren, and Robert Santelli with Tom Robertson.
Publication
New York : Random House, c2004.

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Additional Authors
  • Evans, Mari-Lynn.
  • George-Warren, Holly.
  • Santelli, Robert.
Description
xxxii, 256 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill.; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
pt. 1. The first frontier -- The land / Bill Richardson -- The landscape of the Southern Appalachians / T. Addison Richards -- Wild thing : the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest / Ted Olson -- The mountain melting pot : Appalachia's diverse ethnic and racial groups / Ted Olson -- Appalachia's Scots-Irish ancestry / John Trew -- The Civil War in Appalachia / Gordon B. McKinney -- Storytelling in Appalachia / Judy Prozzillo Byers -- pt. 2. Feuds, coal, white lightning, and good ol' mountain music -- The Great Mountain Feud / Tom Robertson -- Appalachian myths and the legacy of coal / Ronald L. Lewis -- Moonshine on the mountain / Tom Robertson -- The Bristol sessions / Charles Wolfe -- The story of my family : the Carter family / Rita Forrester -- Falling in love with the Carters / Johnny Cash -- pt. 3. Boom or bust -- A hillbilly timeline / Holly George-Warren -- Discoveries of the people : an introduction to the music of Appalachia / Paul Burch -- A West Virginia life / Robert C. Byrd -- Blue Kentucky girl / Martha Hume -- Readin', writin', and Route 21 : the road from West Virginia to Ohio / David Giffels -- My West Virginia / Alan B. Mollohan -- pt. 4. Memories : keeping the spirit in the modern world -- The trunk in the attic / Gary Carden -- Black Mountain breakdown / Lee Smith -- Killing our hills : the devastation of mountaintop removal / Vivian Stockman -- Fighting for my Appalachian home / Julia Bonds -- Religion in Appalachia : examples of the diversity / Howard Dorgan -- Preaching to the chickens / Gary Carden -- The Jolo Church of the Lord Jesus / Shannon Bell -- The picture man / Shelby Lee Adams -- The quare gene / Tony Earley -- Full circle / Edwin Sweeney -- The train passes through but doesn't stop / Jason Ringenberg.
Call Number
IT 04-5998
ISBN
1400061865
LCCN
2004041162
OCLC
54007067
Title
The Appalachians : America's first and last frontier / edited by Mari-Lynn Evans, Holly George-Warren, and Robert Santelli with Tom Robertson.
Imprint
New York : Random House, c2004.
Edition
1st ed.
Added Author
Evans, Mari-Lynn.
George-Warren, Holly.
Santelli, Robert.
Research Call Number
IT 04-5998
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