|3.||Slavery and African Americans in the Nineteenth Century||30|
|4.||The Civil War and Reconstruction||46|
|6.||The Great Depression||74|
High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Place and Time / Edition 1by Richard A. Straw, H. Tyler Blethen, Tyler Blethen
Pub. Date: 05/26/2004
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Approximately half of the fourteen essays deal
This collection is the first comprehensive, cohesive volume to unite Appalachian history with its culture. Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen's High Mountains Rising provides a clear, systematic, and engaging overview of the Appalachian timeline, its people, and the most significant aspects of life in the region.
Approximately half of the fourteen essays deal with historical issues including Native Americans, pioneer settlement, slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, industrialization, the Great Depression, migration, and modernization. The remaining essays take a more cultural focus, addressing stereotypes, music, folklife, language, literature, and religion.
Bringing together many of the most prestigious scholars in Appalachian studies, this volume has been designed for general and classroom use, and includes suggestions for further reading.
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Had to read this book for an Appalachia History class. It has great essays. Gives a real insight to Appalachia.