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Appalachia in regional context : place matters

Author: Dwight B Billings; Ann E Kingsolver
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2019] ©2018
Series: [Place matters: new directions in Appalachian studies]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In an increasingly globalized world, place matters more than ever. Nowhere is that more true than in Appalachian studies-a field which brings scholars, activists, artists, and citizens together around a region to contest misappropriations of resources and power and combat stereotypes of isolation and intolerance. In Appalachian studies, the diverse ways in which place is invoked, the person who invokes it, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight B Billings; Ann E Kingsolver
ISBN: 9780813175324 0813175321 9780813179131 0813179130
OCLC Number: 1121422059
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Introduction: Place Matters / Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver --
"Placing" Futures and Making Sense of Globalization on the Edge of Appalachia / Ann E. Kingsolver --
Transforming Places: Toward a Global Politics of Appalachia / Barbara Ellen Smith --
Place, Autonomy, and the Politics of Hope / John Pickles --
The Power of Place and the Place of Power / John Gaventa --
"There Are No Gay People Here": Expanding the Boundaries of Queer Youth Visibility in the Rural United States / Mary L. Gray --
Gathering Wild Greens: Foodways Lessons from Appalachia's Past / Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt --
Buckwild Mad Men: Necropolitics and Masculinity in Appalachia / Carol Mason --
Reclaiming Place: Making Home / bell hooks --
Somewheres on the Track: Place, Art, and Music in Eastern Kentucky / Rich Kirby, John Haywood, and Ron Pen --
Teaching Region / Dwight B. Billings, Gina Caison, David A. Davis, Laura Hernández-Ehrisman, Philip Joseph, Kent C. Ryden, and Emily Satterwhite.
Series Title: [Place matters: new directions in Appalachian studies]
Responsibility: edited by Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver.

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In Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters, Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver bring together voices from a variety of disciplines to broaden the conversation.  Read more...

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