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Appalachians and Race

Appalachians and Race

The Mountain South from Slavery to Segregation

by John C. Inscoe

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/03/2005

  $49.69
African Americans have had a profound impact on the economy, culture, and social landscape of southern Appalachia but only after a surge of study in the last two decades have their contributions been recognized by white culture. Appalachians and Race brings together 18 essays on the black experience in the mountain South in the nineteenth century. These essays provide a broad and diverse sampling of the best work on race relations in this region. The contributors consider a variety of topics: black migration into and out of the region, educational and religious missions directed at African Americans, the musical influences of interracial contacts, the political activism of blacks during reconstruction and beyond, the racial attitudes of white highlanders, and much more. Drawing from the particulars of southern mountain experiences, this collection brings together important studies of the dynamics of race not only within the region, but throughout the South and the nation over the course of the turbulent nineteenth century.
ISBN:
9780813191270
9780813191270
Category:
Social & cultural history
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-03-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
The University Press of Kentucky
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
338
Dimensions (mm):
216x140x19mm
Weight:
0.43kg

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