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Appalachia: Social Context Past and Present Marilyn S. McKnight

Appalachia: Social Context Past and Present

Marilyn S. McKnight

Published March 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780787291365
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450 pages
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Academics and non-academics from a wide variety of fields have contributed 39 essays to this text dedicated to explicating the historical and present realities of the land and people of Appalachian region of the United States. After a number ofMoreAcademics and non-academics from a wide variety of fields have contributed 39 essays to this text dedicated to explicating the historical and present realities of the land and people of Appalachian region of the United States. After a number of contributions define the field, the papers are organized into sections that look at diversity, migration and urbanization, stereotypes, the new culture, health and the environment, the political economy of the region, policy issues, and resistance and community organizing. Also included are selective lists of books, films, and websites pertinent to the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR