"An excellent contribution to an understanding of modern developments in studies of Appalachia."
Arthur G. Neal, Journal of American Culture
"Readers come away with some fine specifics but also a real feel for the state of regional scholarship."
"Culture, Class, and Politics is a fitting tribute to Ronald Lewis' lifetime of work. The articles are pertinent [and] frequently break new ground..."
Kenneth R. Bailey, West Virginia History
"The essays are well written and researched, are infused with historiography, and offer nuance, complexity, and pluralism to a regionnot to mention a stateonce seen as unitary and ripe for the 'benefits' of civilization."
Chad Berry, Journal of Southern History