Last edited by Kem
Friday, April 17, 2020 | History

9 edition of Our Appalachia found in the catalog.

Our Appalachia

Laurel Shackelford

Our Appalachia

an oral history

by Laurel Shackelford

  • 221 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs,
    • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg ; photos. by Donald R. Anderson.
      ContributionsShackelford, Laurel, 1946-, Weinberg, Bill, 1941-, Anderson, Donald R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF217.A65 O97 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 397 p. :
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4903128M
      ISBN 100809074621
      LC Control Number76048625

        There is a stillness to images favored by the press, a photographic trick that confirms a narrative of our complacency and presents Appalachia as the dominion of the barely living. Wilson sets us Author: Elizabeth Catte. Appalachia has produced numerous heroes in our wars such as Sgt. York, Jessica Lynch, Chuck Yeager, John Bob Elwell, and William Barber from my hometown of West Liberty. It is highly likely that whatever, wherever, and when ever America fights its next war Appalachians will be on the front lines whether those lines are in a armed combat setting Author: Roger D. Hicks.


Share this book
You might also like
Christine Woodside RSW RGI.

Christine Woodside RSW RGI.

The 2000-2005 Outlook for Juice Drinks in North America and the Caribbean

The 2000-2005 Outlook for Juice Drinks in North America and the Caribbean

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany

application of systems analysis to government operations

application of systems analysis to government operations

Watch it, sailor!

Watch it, sailor!

Report relating to the interdiction of aircraft engaged in illicit drug trafficking

Report relating to the interdiction of aircraft engaged in illicit drug trafficking

CCCC Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric 1989 (C C C C Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric)

CCCC Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric 1989 (C C C C Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric)

The Theatre of Recollection

The Theatre of Recollection

brief summary of the geologic history of Ohio

brief summary of the geologic history of Ohio

lecture delivered in the National School Room, Northampton, on Monday, May 6, 1839, to the members and friends of the Society for the Diffusion of Religious and Useful Knowlege, explanatory of the nature and objects of that institution.

lecture delivered in the National School Room, Northampton, on Monday, May 6, 1839, to the members and friends of the Society for the Diffusion of Religious and Useful Knowlege, explanatory of the nature and objects of that institution.

Circum praecordia

Circum praecordia

Bruce

Bruce

Literacy in South Africa

Literacy in South Africa

School laws with annotations and decisions for use and government of directors and school officers.

School laws with annotations and decisions for use and government of directors and school officers.

The common asphodel

The common asphodel

Our Appalachia by Laurel Shackelford Download PDF EPUB FB2

New York Times Book Review "Our Appalachia is obviously a treasure to be savored as much as read. My hope for it is that it will go beyond receiving more than a few moments of recognition and become a force that will rouse the kind of attention that Appalachians deserve all the time."―Washington Post Book World5/5(2).

Our Appalachia book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced it /5. This book, Ray Hicks and the Jack Tales, is an interesting and informative look at our oral tradition and Ray Hicks.

It discusses the life of a fascinating Appalachian storyteller, Ray Hicks, and his witty, humerous stories that are also filled with subtle wisdom. The book also includes a discussion on the development of oral narratives.

Our Southern Highlanders was the "seminal work" of Appalachian nonfiction, and provided a foundation for numerous other studies of Appalachian culture over subsequent decades.

In spite of the book's shortcomings, its keen observations went a long way toward demystifying the rural people of Southern Appalachia. " Our Appalachia gives us a beautiful songbook, songs preserving the memories, thoughts, and experiences of people who would otherwise have remained as anonymous as the black seams of coal they dug for so very long." — Chicago Tribune Book WorldPrice: $ Our Appalachia: An Oral History and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Our Appalachia: an Oral History - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The Appalachia Book Company works with readers, writers, and arts organizations to preserve and promote the rich literary culture of central Appalachia. Activities.

We seek to connect and empower readers, writers and storytellers with the following. Our Appalachia: An Oral History. Laurel Shackelford. University Press of Kentucky, - History - pages. 0 Reviews.

Preview this book. My dad had an ancient, battered copy of the first Foxfire book sitting on our bookshelf as far back as I can remember.

I didn't realize that there was an entire series until years later when I saw them in the library. I'd love to have the whole series someday.

New. Our Appalachia: An Oral History by Laurel Shakelford (English) Paperback Book Fr. Isbn Our Appalachia: An Oral History by Laurel Shakelford Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description An oral history.

Our Appalachia is about people - mountain people - the hills of eastern /5(22). The Hylton Legacy Our Appalachia Roots book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). Review | New Book on Appalachia Gives J.D. Vance His ‘Reckoning’ A collection of essays by scholars and activists attempts to reshape our understanding of the southern mountains.

Before you fall for the trope of Hillbilly Elegy and Ron Howard’s proposed film adaptation, get a more complex and complete picture from Appalachian Reckoning. "The whole history, past and present, of Appalachia is in this book in the words of the people most fit to tell it.

The editors have done a superb job of arranging and commenting on the interviews -- juxtaposing contrary opinions about issues as varied as strip-mining, traditional way and modern life, tourism and local politics, and the future. She rejects Appalachian stereotypes by focusing on literature, art, and political action that is organic to Appalachia, carried our BY Appalachian people, not FOR them.

This book offers a much-needed native perspective for the ongoing national conversation about Appalachia. Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia.

While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern Counties or county-equivalents: Our Appalachia.

likes. These posts are yours and mine -- Use your words to tell us a story Or Write a poem -- It's the enjoyment of words we hope to find --Followers: Appalachia on Our Mind is not a history of Appalachia. It is rather a history of the American idea of Appalachia. The author argues that the emergence of this idea has little to do with the realities of mountain life but was the result of a need to reconcile the "otherness" of Appalachia, as decribed by local-color writers, tourists, and home missionaries, with assumptions about the nature of.

Appalachian Folk Magic, faith healing & conjure are some of the fastest dying practices in the United States. With no younger generations willing to pick up these magical & absolutely beautiful practices, they’ve almost disappeared within the past 10 years.

Get this from a library. Our Appalachia: an oral history. [Laurel Shackelford; Bill Weinberg; Donald R Anderson; Appalachian Oral History Project.;] -- Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one.

From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History. SHARING OUR APPALACHIA. A SPECIAL NOTE FROM OHIO’S WINDING ROAD: During this unprecedented time of Covid, we are saddened to say that many of the experiences presented in this book are or will be canceled to help prevent the spread of the virus.

The Truth About Appalachia His book kind of fell into that narrative, and he has done a tremendous amount of work promoting his book as this useful tool for our political moment.

Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one.

From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their by: Appalachia on Our Mind: The Southern Mountains and Mountaineers in the American Consciousness, by Henry D.

Shapiro and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Blacks in Appalachia by Willam H. Turner and Edward J. Cabbell. This was the first book to look at the presence of African-Americans in the region. It is one of the most valuable and comprehensive tools for anyone who wants to study the contributions of.

In Appalachia, the more recognizable story is through the coal industry — the idea that we have to unfortunately hurt the environment to.

Book Review: The Ordeal of Appalachia. A new account challenges our notion of how the people of Appalachia “acquired civilization and then lost it.”. Our Appalachia: A Blog Created by Students of Southern West Virginia CTC.

This site is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and promotion of history and culture in Appalachia. According to the West Virginia Blue Book, that is how Man got its name. At first it was called Buffalo City. Follow Our Appalachia: A Blog Created by.

A compilation of the Appalachian Oral History Project, this is the summa of a five-year collaboration between the community and the staff members and students of four regional colleges.

It is a book which self-consciously seeks to inspire pride in those who continue to live in the region long proclaimed one of the most benighted in America. The stoicism, courage, and. What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia is a frank assessment of America's recent fascination with the people and problems of the region.

The book analyzes trends in contemporary writing on Appalachia, presents a brief history of Appalachia with an eye toward unpacking Appalachian stereotypes, and provides examples of writing, art, and Brand: Belt Publishing. Catte, too, is a historian, but her book is less a history of Appalachia and more of a history of the stories told about Appalachia that demonstrates how these long-held myths have always obscured.

Laurel Shackelford presents a talk about her book "Our Appalachia" on Aug at the SequoiaLiving auditorium in San Francisco.

Our Appalachia Laurel Shackelford, Bill Weinberg Published by The University Press of Kentucky Shackelford, Laurel and Bill Weinberg.

Our Appalachia: An Oral History. During the course of our conversation, which has been edited and condensed for clarity, we discussed the differences between her book and Hillbilly Elegy, myths about Appalachia, and Author: Chloe Hadavas.

Appalachia on Our Mind is not a history of Appalachia. It is rather a history of the American idea of Appalachia. The author argues that the emergence of this idea has little to do with the realities of mountain life but was the result of a need to reconcile the "otherness" of Appalachia, as decribed by local-color writers, tourists, and home missionaries, with Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

Carter Sickels is the author of the novel The Evening Hour (Bloomsbury), a Finalist for the Oregon Book Award and the Lambda Literary Debut Fiction Award.

He is the recipient of the Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Award. He is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at Eastern Kentucky University, where he teaches in the Bluegrass Writers’ Author: Dana Coester.

Her book was based on a five-year study of the lives of residents in isolated areas of Appalachia, the Mississippi Delta and Northern New England. So we want to structure our investments in. Submitted by Morgan Booth Appalachian folk medicine has made a large impact on Appalachian culture.

Folk medicine molded Appalachian people, contributing something that we today likely would not think reputable or worth using as a means to relieve pain, heal injuries, illness, and other ailments. There are still a few people in Appalachia who practice.

If you believe Appalachia is monolithically conservative and white, if you assume our story is one of privation, redneckery and pipe smokin’ grannies sipping moonshine, you do so because white Author: Leah Hampton.

The author and her husband learned to appreciate the unique qualities of Appalachia and its residents as they grew in understanding of the mountain ways.

About the Author Arizona native Marjorie Conder, a graduate of the University of Denver, is a retired teacher of English and Journalism who has published non-fiction articles in magazines Pages: Our online Appalachia phone book gives you access to research local background searches and home ownership records.

is here to help you research everything from reverse phone look-ups to vital records with our Appalachia phone directory. View Slideshow Kevin Jones wanted to study the genetics of the rare diseases common to a mysterious sub-population in Appalachia called the Melungeons.

What he discovered was a .Published continuously sinceAppalachia is America’s longest-running journal of mountaineering and conservation. The journal comes out twice a year, on June 15 (Summer/Fall) and December 15 (Winter/Spring). Save 35% off the cover price with a 3-year subscription!

Order your copy of Appalachia through the AMC store, and be sure to.But rather than be seen as a criticism of a particular book or a particular person, I’d like my own offering to be read as an interruption to a long claim of ownership about the circumstances of my life and history.

In complicating our ideas about Appalachia, I also a reject that any region or demographic can be reduced or contained in such a Author: Elizabeth Catte.