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Works (45)

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The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living by Eliot Wigginton1972
We Be Here When the Morning Comes by Bryan Woolley1975
Everything in Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood by Kai T. Erikson1976
Kinfolks: The Wilgus Stories by Gurney Norman1977
Our Appalachia: An Oral History by Laurel Shackelford1977
Appalachia on Our Mind: The Southern Mountains and Mountaineers in the American Consciousness, 1870-1920 by Henry D. Shapiro1978
Which Side Are You On?: The Harlan County Coal Miners, 1931-39 by John W. Hevener1978
The New River controversy by Thomas J. Schoenbaum1979
Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence & Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley by John Gaventa1980
Life, Work, and Rebellion in the Coal Fields: The Southern West Virginia Miners, 1880-1922 by David Corbin1981
Miners, Millhands, and Mountaineers: Industrialization of the Appalachian South, 1880-1930 by Ronald D. Eller1982
Generations: An American Family by John Egerton1983
Last One Home by John Ehle1984
Sometimes a Shining Moment: The Foxfire Experience by Eliot Wigginton1985
The Hawk's Nest Incident: America's Worst Industrial Disaster by Martin Cherniack1986
Apples on the Flood: Minority Discourse and Appalachia by Rodger Cunningham1987
Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina1987
Fair and Tender Ladies by Lee Smith1988
Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina by John C. Inscoe1989
Coal Towns: Life, Work, and Culture in Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, 1880-1960 by Crandall A. Shifflett1991
Unquiet Earth by Denise Giardina1992
Colored People: A Memoir by Henry Louis Gates Jr.1994
Appalachian Mountain Religion: A HISTORY by Deborah Vansau McCauley1995
The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860 (The Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies) by Wilma A. Dunaway1996
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier1997
Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam1998
Faith and Meaning in the Southern Uplands by Loyal Jones1999
The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia by Dwight B. Billings2000
At Home in the Heart of Appalachia by John O'Brien2001
Appalachia: A History by John Alexander Williams2002
The Midwife's Tale by Gretchen Moran LaskasFiction and Poetry, 2003
Slavery in the American Mountain South by Wilma A. DunawayNonfiction, 2003
Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English by Michael MontgomeryNonfiction, 2004
Saints at the River by Ron RashFiction and Poetry, 2004
Never Seen the Moon: THE TRIALS OF EDITH MAXWELL by Sharon HatfieldNonfiction, 2005
What Travels with Us by Darnell ArnoultFiction and Poetry, 2005
Encyclopedia of Appalachia by Rudy AbramsonNonfiction, 2006
Refuge: A Novel by Dot JacksonFiction and Poetry, 2006
Strange as this Weather Has Been by Ann PancakeFiction and Poetry, 2007
Serena by Ron RashFiction and Poetry, 2008
Uneven Ground: Appalachia since 1945 (None) by Ronald D Eller PhDNonfiction, 2008
All the Living by C. E. MorganFiction and Poetry, 2009
Bloodroot by Amy GreeneFiction, 2010
They Say in Harlan County: An Oral History (Oxford Oral History) by Alessandro PortelliNonfiction, 2010
This Gone Place by Lisa J ParkerPoetry, 2010

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The Appalachian Studies Association and Berea College annually present the Weatherford Awards to honor published works that “best illuminate the challenges, personalities, and unique qualities of the Appalachian South.” http://www.appalachianstudies.org/ as...

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