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All that is native & fine : the politics of culture in an American region

Author: David E Whisnant
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Series: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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In the American imagination, "Appalachia" designates more than a geographical region. It evokes fiddle tunes, patchwork quilts, split-rail fences, and all the other artifacts that decorate a cherished romantic region in the American mind. In this classic work, David Whisnant challenges this view of Appalachia (and consequently a broader imaginative tendency) by exploring connections between the comforting simplicity  Read more...
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Whisnant, David E., 1938-
All that is native and fine.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 2009
(OCoLC)755041651
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Whisnant
ISBN: 9780807859643 0807859648
OCLC Number: 695684249
Notes: Originally published: 1983.
"With a new foreword by the author."
Description: xxxvii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword: The Long Vector: A Book's Life, and Mine --
Preface --
Introduction --
Chapter 1. 'Hit sounds reasonable': Culture and Social Change at Hindman Settlement School --
Chapter 2. All that is native and fine: The Cultural Work of Olive Dame Campbell, 1908-1948 --
Chapter 3. 'This Folk Work' and the 'Holy Folk': The White Top Folk Festival, 1931-1939 --
Cannibals and Christians: An Afterword --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Other Titles: All that is native and fine
Responsibility: David E. Whisnant.

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Explores the connections between the comforting simplicity of cultural myth and the troublesome complexities of cultural history. This book examines a process of intentional and systematic cultural  Read more...

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