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Culture, class, and politics in modern Appalachia

Culture, class, and politics in modern Appalachia

essays in honor of Ronald L. Lewis

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Published by West Virginia University Press in Morgantown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal trade -- Appalachian Region,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Appalachian Region,
  • Appalachian Region -- Social conditions,
  • Appalachian Region -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Jennifer Egolf, Ken Fones-Wolf, and Louis C. Martin.
    SeriesWest Virginia and Appalachia -- 10
    ContributionsLewis, Ronald L., 1940-, Egolf, Jennifer., Fones-Wolf, Ken., Martin, Louis C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9547.A127 C85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 347 p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23843308M
    ISBN 109781933202396
    LC Control Number2009921863
    OCLC/WorldCa426258108

    Mason expertly draws on interdisciplinary literatures in ethnic, women's, and American studies for this significant contribution to research on cultural politics and the culture wars."-Cynthia Burack, author of Sin, Sex, and Democracy: Antigay Rhetoric and the Christian Right, "In this captivating book, the Kanawha County textbook war of   Uneven Ground: Appalachia Since by Ronald D. Eller. In Uneven Ground: Appalachia since , Eller examines the politics of development in Appalachia since World War II with an eye toward exploring the idea of progress as it has evolved in modern chia’s struggle to overcome poverty, to live in harmony with the land, and to respect the diversity of cultures and the Author: Eric Kerl.

      The book is an understated howl of protest against the racialized blame game that has, for decades, powered American politics and confounded our attempts to talk about : Joshua Rothman. Book chapters include “A Combat Scenario: Early Coal Mining and the Culture of Danger” in Culture Class and Politics in Modern Appalachia, , and “’A Hard-Bitten Lot:’ Non-Strike Violence in the Early Southern West Virginia Coalfields in Blood in the Hills: A History of Violence in Appalachia. Dr.

    Opinion: Appalachia's children highlight the region's best attributes. If you didn’t grow up in Appalachia, you likely have a very skewed view of the people and their lifestyle. Culture, Class, and Politics in Modern Appalachia: Essays in Honor of Ronald L. Lewis (review) January West Virginia History A Journal of Regional Studies Kenneth R. BaileyAuthor: David W Foster.


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CULTURE, CLASS, AND POLITICS IN MODERN APPALACHIA: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF RONALD L. LEWIS (WEST VIRGINIA & APPALACHIA Book 10) - Kindle edition by EGOLF, JENNIFER, FONES-WOLF, KEN, MARTIN, LOUIS C.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading CULTURE, CLASS, Manufacturer: West Virginia University Press. Culture, Class, and Politics in Modern Appalachia takes stock of the field of Appalachian studies as Culture explores issues still at the center of its scholarship: culture, industrialization, the labor movement, and twentieth-century economic and political failure and their social impact.

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A new generation of scholars continues the work of Appalachian studies’ pioneers, exploring the diversity Format: Paperback. Culture, Class and Politics in Modern Appalachia takes stock of the field of Appalachian studies as it explores issues still at the center of its scholarship: culture, industrialization, the labor movement, and twentieth-century economic and political failure and their social : JENNIFER EGOLF.

CULTURE, CLASS, AND POLITICS x The book is organized around the themes of culture, class, and politics in mod-ern Appalachia, themes that have guided much of Lewis’s own scholarship. The first group of essays broadens our understanding of Appalachian culture. Until the s, many scholars believed that modern Appalachian cultureCited by: 2.

Book Reviews Culture, Class, and Politics class Modern Appalachia: Essays in Honor of Ronald L. Lewis. Edited by Jennifer Egolf, Ken Fones-Wolf, and Louis C.

Martin. (Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, Pp. xix, ) Though other nationally known historians have served at West Virginia University, Professor Emeritus Ronald L. Lewis is unique in that his colleagues, as well.

Get this from a library. Culture, class, and politics in modern Appalachia: essays in honor of Ronald L. Lewis. [Louis C Martin; Ken Fones-Wolf; Jennifer Egolf; Ronald L Lewis;]. Hillbilly Elegy, by J. Vance. If you have read the essay about my mother, then you know that I have been critical of this book.

I believe Vance focuses too much on an oversimplified and stereotypical view of the region's culture while assigning very little blame to those who have systematically exploited Appalachia for generations leaving poverty, heartache, and fatalism in their path.

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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 portions of the Counties or county-equivalents:   In this essay, excerpted from Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia (University of Illinois Press, ), Barbara Ellen Smith and Stephen L.

Fisher make a case for how spatial theories of power, capital, and inequality can inform our understanding of Appalachia and offer avenues for progressive change.

Inheadlines declared Appalachia ground zero for Americas forgotten tribe of white working class voters. Journalists flocked to the region to extract sympathetic profiles of families devastated by poverty, abandoned by establishment politics, and eager to consume cheap campaign promises.4/5.

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Appalachia is a place. It is defined on maps, even when competing mapmakers disagree about its boundaries. It is also a culture, even though that culture is not uniform in nature across the region. For generations, America's most talented writers have understood the power and importance of place in the human psyche.

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Even within Appalachia, as I learned in the work. As a contributor to this field, his work has been published in LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, has co-edited a forthcoming book entitled Culture, Class, and Politics in Modern Author: Katherine Schuler.Working Class Radicals: The Socialist Party in West Virginia, Burns, Shirley: Bringing Down the Mountains: The Impact of Mountaintop Removal on Southern West Virginia Communities: Egolf, Jennifer: Culture, Class and Politics in Modern Appalachia: Essays in Honor of Ronald L.

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