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Appalachian Studies



Shelter from the Machine

Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Author: Jason G. Strange
Pub Date: March 2020

Hard work and hard truths inside the back-to-the-land movement   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2

The Conflicted Ozarks

Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: October 2019

Slavery, civil war, and the birth of the modern Ozarks   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1 Author: Brooks Blevins
Pub Date: July 2018

The Ozarks before they were the Ozarks   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, Hillbilly Hellraisers

Hillbilly Hellraisers

Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks

Author: J. Blake Perkins
Pub Date: October 2017

How Ozark residents have seen and lived resistance to the federal government   learn more...

link to catalog page, My Curious and Jocular Heroes

My Curious and Jocular Heroes

Tales and Tale-Spinners from Appalachia

Author: Loyal Jones
Pub Date: September 2017

A joyous blend of life story, learning, and lore   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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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