Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture / Edition 2

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A compilation of articles and essays from the past 130 years on the character and spirit of Appalachian culture, organized according to four major periods in the awareness of Appalachian culture. Essays covering Kentucky feuds, moonshining, handcrafts, dietary habits, and religion include introductions and editorial commentary. This second edition includes an article on the cultural ramifications of "Appalachian" television programs. Contains b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870498664
  • Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction 1
1 A Week in the Great Smoky Mountains (1860) 23
2 A Strange Land and a Peculiar People (1873) 45
3 Through Cumberland Gap on Horseback (1892) 59
4 The Moonshiner of Fact (1896) 75
5 Our Contemporary Ancestors in the Southern Mountains (1899) 91
6 Romance and Tragedy of Kentucky Feuds (1899) 107
7 The Southern Mountaineer (1901) 121
8 The Anglo-Saxons of the Kentucky Mountains: A Study in Anthropogeography (1901) 145
9 Life in the Kentucky Mountains. By a Mountaineer (1908) 175
10 The Virginia Mountaineers (1913) 187
11 Elizabeth America (1929) 205
12 Change Comes to the Appalachian Mountaineer (1930) 217
13 The Mountain Handicrafts: Their Importance to the Country and to the People in the Mountain Homes (1930) 227
14 Life in a Blue Ridge Hollow (1931) 243
15 Changes in the Dietary Habits of Remote Mountain People since 1900 (1935) 255
16 Shingle Making on the Lesser Waters of the Big Creek of the French Broad River (1946) 263
17 Ordeal by Serpents, Fire and Strychnine: A Study of Some Provocative Psychosomatic Phenomena (1960) 285
18 The Appalachian Log Cabin (1963) 307
19 Appalachia on Television: Region as Symbol in American Popular Culture (1980) 315
20 Rethinking the House: Interior Space and Social Change (1987) 331
Index 345
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