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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 published works and other text that examine the themes of familiy,…

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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 during the mid-1970s. The five libraries contributing to the effort…

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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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Originally published in 1978 and reprinted in this 1979 edition, this checklist and purchase guide for school and community libraries in Appalachia was developed for teachers and librarians interested in building or improving an Appalachian…

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This is the second edition, published in 1996, of a workbook designed as a supplementary text for courses on regional studies, geography, history, and social sciences. The text teaches students how to explore issues people face in Appalachia. Data…

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This is the story of the Hallowell family's years in Western North Carolina as related by Barbara Hallowell. She and her family were northeasterners from New Jersey and Pennsylvania and experienced life as an "outsider" when they moved to…

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