A history of Appalachia

by Richard B. Drake

Paper Book, 2001

Description

"" Richard Drake has skillfully woven together the various strands of the Appalachian experience into a sweeping whole. Touching upon folk traditions, health care, the environment, higher education, the role of blacks and women, and much more, Drake offers a compelling social history of a unique American region. The Appalachian region, extending from Alabama in the South up to the Allegheny highlands of Pennsylvania, has historically been characterized by its largely rural populations, rich natural resources that have fueled industry in other parts of the country, and the strong and wild, u

Status

Available

Call number

974

Publication

Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2001.

Language

ISBN

0813121698 / 9780813121697
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