High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE

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High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE

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. 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. 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.

Specifications of High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE

GENERAL
AuthorRichard A. Straw, H. Tyler Blethen
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition50726th
ISBN-10025207176X
ISBN-139780252071768
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
Number Of Pages256
Publication Date2004-05-06
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width0.9 inch.
Weight0.8 pounds.

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