Gone home : race and roots through Appalachia (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Gone home : race and roots through Appalachia

Author: Karida Brown
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Karida L. Brown's Gone Home offers a much-needed corrective to the current white-washing of Appalachia. In telling the stories of Appalachian African Americans living and working in steel and coal towns, Brown offers a deep and sweeping look at race, the formation of identity, changes in politics and policy, and black migration in the region and beyond"--

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2018010259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karida Brown
ISBN: 9781469647043 1469647044 9781469647050 1469647052
OCLC Number: 1048346842
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The coming of the coal industry --
The great migration escape --
Home --
Children, and black children --
The colored school --
A change gone come --
Gone home.
Responsibility: Karida L. Brown.


Since the 2016 presidential election, Americans have witnessed countless stories about Appalachia: its changing political leanings, its opioid crisis, its increasing joblessness, and its declining  Read more...


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