Spirits Of Just Men

Author: Charles Dillard Thompson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025207808X
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Through Thompson's prose, local characters come alive as he pays particular attention to the stories of a key witness for the defense, Miss Ora Harrison, an Episcopalian missionary to the region, and Elder Goode Hash, itinerant Primitive ...

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 0857867296
Size: 77.57 MB
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Based on the true account of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping, white-knuckle fable of bootlegging, brotherhood and revenge.

All That Is Native And Fine

Author: David E. Whisnant
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807841433
Size: 27.90 MB
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In the American imagination, the word Appalachia designates more than a geographical region.

Moonshiners And Prohibitionists

Author: Bruce E. Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813140099
Size: 61.47 MB
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In Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia, Bruce E. Stewart chronicles the social tensions that accompanied the region's early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial economy.

The People And Their Peace

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807832634
Size: 72.24 MB
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Drawing on extensive archival research in North and South Carolina, Laura F. Edwards illuminates those changes by revealing the importance of localized legal practice.

A New South Rebellion

Author: Karin A. Shapiro
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
ISBN:
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Karen Shapiro uses the convict wars to analyze the place of convict labor in southern economic development, bringing to life the hopes that rural southerners invested in industrialization and the political tensions that could result when ...

Moonshine

Author: Jaime Joyce
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 1627882073
Size: 74.10 MB
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In the United States, it’s typically corn that’s used to make the clear, unaged beverage, and it’s the mountain people of the American South who are most closely associated with the image of making and selling backwoods booze at ...

Bloody Breathitt

Author: T.R.C. Hutton
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813142431
Size: 36.81 MB
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This book uses the history of Breathitt County, Kentucky, to examine political violence in the United States and its interpretation in media and memory.

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451699700
Size: 66.21 MB
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With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder.

Blood In The Hills

Author: Bruce Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813134277
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Blood in the Hills does not attempt to apologize for the region but uses detailed research and analysis to explain it, delving into the social and political factors that have defined Appalachia throughout its violent history.