High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE

High Mountains Rising APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE 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

  • Title: High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE
  • Author: Richard A. Straw H. Tyler Blethen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 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 The first half of the fourteen essays deal with historicaThis 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 The first 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 finally, modernization The remaining essays take a 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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