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Further Reading on Appalachia

Further Reading on Appalachia

By Zoe van Buren


Allen, Barbara. "The Genealogical Landscape and the Southern Sense of Place." In Sense of Place:              American Regional Cultures, ed. Barbara Allen and Thomas J. Schlereth, pp. 152-163. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1990. 

Batteau, Allen. "Appalachia and the Concept of Culture: A Theory of Shared Misunderstandings."            Appalachian Journal 7 (1980), nos. 1-2: 9-31 .

Batteau, Allen. The Invention of Appalachia. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Beaver, Patricia Duane. Rural Community in the Appalachian South. Lexington: University Press of            Kentucky, 1986.

Becker, Jane S. Selling Tradition: Appalachia and the Construction of an American Folk, 1930-1940.        Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Billings, Dwight B., and Kathleen M. Blee. The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in      Appalachia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2000.

Billings, Dwight B., Mary Beth Pudup, and Altina Waller. 1995. "Taking Exception with Exceptionalism: New Approaches to the Social History of Early Appalachia." In Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain             South in the Nineteenth Century, ed. Mary Beth Pudup, Dwight Billings, and Altina Waller, pp.             1-24. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Campbell, John C. 1921. The Southern Highlander and His Homeland. The Russell Sage Foundation,        (1921). Repr., Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1969.

Campbell, Olive Dame. Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell. Lexington: University      Press of Kentucky, 2012.

Dunaway, Wilma A. The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia,             1700-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Eller, Ronald D. Miners, Millhands, and Mountaineers: Industrialization of the Appalachian South,              1880-1930.

Engelhardt, Elizabeth.  A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food. University of Georgia       Press, 2011.

Fletcher, Arthur L. Ashe County: A History. Jefferson, N.C.: Ashe County Research Association, 1963.

Inscoe, John C. Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina. Knoxville:   University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Jones, Loyal. "Appalachian Values." In Voices from the Hills: Selected Readings of Southern Appalachia,  ed. Robert J. Higgs, pp. 507-517. New York: Unger, 1975.

Jones, Loyal. "Sense of Place in Appalachian Music: Home and Mother, Heaven as Home." In Sense of Place  in Appalachia, ed. S. Mont Whitson, pp. 160-164. Morehead, Ky.: Morehead State University, 1988.

Locklear, Erica Abrams. 2012. Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment: Appalachian Women’s Literacies.      Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2012.

Malone, Bill C., and David Stricklin. Southern Music/American Music (rev. ed.). Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003.

Matthews, Elmora Messer. Neighbor and Kin: Life in a Tennessee Ridge Community. Nashville, Tenn.:      Vanderbilt University Press, 1966.

Miles, Emma Bell. Once I Too Had Wings: The Journals of Emma Bell Miles, 1908-1918. Athens: Ohio      University Press. 2014.

Miles, Emma Bell. 1905. The Spirit of the Mountains (1905), Facsimilie ed. with foreword by Roger D.        Abrahams and introd. by David E. Whisnant. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1975.

Miller, Karl Hagstrom. Segregating the Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow.  Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2010.

Park, Connie Rice, Marie Tedesco (eds.) Women of the Mountain South:Identity, Work, and Activism.      Athens: Ohio University Press, 2015.

Puckett, Anita. 2000. Seldom Ask, Never Tell: Labor and Discourse in Appalachia. New York: Oxford        University Press, 2000.

Salstrom, Paul. Appalachia’s Path to Dependency: Rethinking a Region’s Economic History, 1730-1940.    Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994.

Satterwhite, Emily. Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction Since 1878. Lexington:          University Press of Kentucky, 2011.

Shapiro, Henry P. Appalachia on Our Mind. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1978.

Smith, Barbara Ellen. Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia. Urbana and Chicago: University of   Illinois Press, 2012.

Starnes, Richard D. Creating the Land of the Sky: Tourism and Society in Western North Carolina.          Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2010.

Stewart, Kathleen Claire. "Backtalking the Wilderness: 'Appalachian' En-genderings." In Uncertain Terms:   Negotiating Gender in American Culture, ed. Faye Ginsburg and Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, pp. 43-56. Boston: Beacon Press, 1990.

Thompson, Charles D. Jr. Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the                Moonshine Capital of the World. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2011.

Whisnant, David. All That is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region. Chapel Hill:    University of North Carolina Press, 1983.

Williams, John Alexander. Appalachia: A History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.