Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture

Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture

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A compilation of articles and essays from the past 130 years on the character and spirit of Appalachian culture, organized according to four major periods in the awareness of Appalachian culture. Essays covering Kentucky feuds, moonshining, handcrafts, dietary habits, and religion include introductions and editorial commentary. This second edition includes an article on the cultural ramifications of qAppalachianq television programs. Contains bandw photos. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR... and southern mountain life that has appealed to the outside world is that of moonshining, the illegal production of whiskey. ... Carr, The Second Oldest Profession: An Informal History of Moonshining in America (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1972); and ... Ulster Plantation to Americaa#39;s Appalachians and the Moonshine Life (Lakemont, Georgia: Copple House Books , Inc., 1974); Dabney, anbsp;...


Title:Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture
Author: W. K. McNeil
Publisher:Univ. of Tennessee Press - 1995
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