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  • Tags: Appalachia

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Paul Fink’s Bits of Mountain Speech is a dictionary of “folk speech.” In this work Fink has provided a glossary of terms that are often considered the language of the less educated people of the mountains of Western North Carolina and Eastern…

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A fictional account of an actual family whose Scotch-Irish ancestors immigrated to western North Carolina in the early nineteenth century, Only When They're Little is an authentic tale of Kate Pickens Day’s family life near Asheville, North…

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Concerned with the 50% dropout rate for public high school students in the Southern Highlands, Jim Wayne Miller published this book in 1989 to ensure that young people had access to the history, literature, and cultural values that shaped their…

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This monograph represents a massive effort to assemble printed works of regional materials held by Appalachian Consortium members at various institutions in the Appalachia region. The five libraries contributing to the effort formed a committee to…

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Colonialism in Modern America is a series of essays exploring the economic and social problems of the region within the context of colonialism. It is a relatively simple task to document the social ills and the environmental ravage that beset the…

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Published in 1988, this children’s scrapbook is based on an oral history project conducted by Pauline Cheek. Cheek based her fictional characters, Mrs. Gwen Carter, Eugene, Emma, and Ellie, on her own adventures and those of her three children,…

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Back around the turn of the century when he was trying to gather information about the Southern Highlands, Horace Kephart discovered, to his dismay, that very little had been written about the area known as Appalachia. The Checklist and Purchase…

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A regional analysis providing demographic and socio-economic data on 399 counties of the 13 Appalachian states Download EPubUNC Press Print on Demand

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The story, as related by Barbara Hallowell, of the Hallowell families years in Western North Carolina.Download EPubUNC Press Print on Demand

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Written in conjunction with the Southern Highlands Institutes for Educators (SHIE) in 1984, this report intended to acquaint elementary and secondary teachers with the history and culture of the Appalachian region, and to provide ideas for…