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Author Biggers, Jeff, 1963-

Title The United States of Appalachia : how Southern mountaineers brought independence, culture, and enlightenment to America / Jeff Biggers.

Imprint [Emeryville, CA] : Shoemaker & Hoard : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2006.

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 Moore Stacks  F217.A65 B54 2006    Available  ---
Description xv, 238 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-226) and index.
Contents The trail of words -- The first Washington, D.C. -- Down from the mountain -- The emancipators -- All the news that's fit to print -- The great American industrial saga -- We shall overcome.
Summary Challenges stereotypes to profile Appalachia as a cradle of American independence and artistry, tracing the region's history to show that many of the nation's freedoms and founding moments found their origins there.
Subject Appalachian Region, Southern -- History.
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Intellectual life.
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Politics and government.
Appalachians (People) -- History.
Appalachians (People) -- Intellectual life.
Appalachians (People) -- Politics and government.
√Čtats-Unis -- Appalaches -- Histoire.
Appalaches (√Čtats-Unis)
Appalachen-Gebiet.
ISBN 1593760310
9781593760311