Appalachian Studies



link to catalog page FAIN, Black Huntington

Black Huntington

An Appalachian Story

Author: Cicero M. Fain III
Pub Date: May 2019

How African Americans thrived in a West Virginia city   learn more...
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link to catalog page WILKERSON, To Live Here, You Have to Fight

To Live Here, You Have to Fight

How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice

Author: Jessica Wilkerson
Pub Date: January 2019

Working poor women, feminist activism, and the birth of a new era of grassroots empowerment   learn more...
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link to catalog page BLEVINS, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1 Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: July 2018

The Ozarks before they were the Ozarks   learn more...
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link to catalog page SHACKEL, Remembering Lattimer

Remembering Lattimer

Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Author: Paul A. Shackel
Pub Date: October 2018

Coal country, anti-immigrant prejudice, and the meaning of a massacre   learn more...
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link to catalog page BLEVINS, Ghost of the Ozarks

Ghost of the Ozarks

Murder and Memory in the Upland South

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

A grisly killing and a walking dead man in the Arkansas hills   learn more...
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link to catalog page JAMISON, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Author: Phil Jamison
Pub Date: July 2015

From cakewalks to clogging, a new history of a vital American art form   learn more...
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link to catalog page MARTIN, Smokestacks in the Hills

Smokestacks in the Hills

Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia

Author: Lou Martin
Pub Date: November 2015

Welding together factory life and local ways in a changing countryside   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERRY, Studying Appalachian Studies

Studying Appalachian Studies

Making the Path by Walking

Author: Edited by Chad Berry, Phillip J. Obermiller, and Shaunna L. Scott
Pub Date: July 2015

An invigorating challenge to the field's status quo   learn more...
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link to catalog page MCNEIL, Combating Mountaintop Removal

Combating Mountaintop Removal

New Directions in the Fight against Big Coal

Author: Bryan T. McNeil
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: January 2013

Grassroots environmental activism in West Virginia coal country   learn more...
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link to catalog page BELL, Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed

Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed

Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice

Author: Shannon Elizabeth Bell
Pub Date: November 2013

Personal stories of women's environmental activism in Central Appalachia   learn more...
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