Literacy in the mountains : community, newspapers, and writing in Appalachia (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Literacy in the mountains : community, newspapers, and writing in Appalachia

Author: Samantha NeCamp
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2020.
Series: Place matters: New directions in Appalachian studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scholarship in Appalachian studies has long since illustrated that the representation of Appalachia as backward, isolated, and immobile place in the nineteenth century is inaccurate. Numerous historians have traced the origins of the "idea" of Appalachia in local-color writing and the home missionary movement of the late 1800s. However, relatively little research has sought to specifically address the (un)reality  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha NeCamp
ISBN: 9780813178851 0813178851
OCLC Number: 1142199301
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Place matters: New directions in Appalachian studies
Responsibility: Samantha NeCamp.

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Attacking these misrepresentations head on, Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia reclaims the long history of literacy in the Appalachian region.  Read more...

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