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Appalachian Studies



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 SHACKEL, Remembering Lattimer

Remembering Lattimer

Labor, Migration, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

Author: Paul A. Shackel
Pub Date: September 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, Appalachian Dance

Appalachian Dance

Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Author: Susan Eike Spalding
Pub Date: November 2014

An engaging look at how clogging and flatfooting evolved into vital parts of Appalachia's dance culture   learn more...

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