Western North Carolina Since the Civil War

Title

Western North Carolina Since the Civil War

Description

No region has undergone more dramatic changes in the last century than Western North Carolina. Published in 1973, Western North Carolina Since the Civil War takes a look at the mountain people and their uniquely structured economic, political, social, and cultural systems. The Van Noppens specifically explore the different qualities of the mountain people such as their institutions, traditions, customs, and arts and crafts. Beginning with a dark period of social and economic disintegration after the end of the Civil War, the study traces the mountain peoples' lives from isolation to economic booms all while maintaining their traditions and cultural heritage.

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Subject

North Carolina--History--1865-

Creator

Ina Van Noppen, John J. Van Noppen

Publisher

Original Publisher: Appalachian Consortium Press

Digital Publisher: Appalachian State University

Date Copyrighted

1973

License

CC BY-NC-ND: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.

Rights Holder

Appalachian State University

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Citation

Ina Van Noppen, John J. Van Noppen, “Western North Carolina Since the Civil War,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/43723.