Spirits Of Just Men

Author: Charles Dillard Thompson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025207808X
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Through Thompson's prose, local characters come alive as he pays particular attention to the stories of a key witness for the defense, Miss Ora Harrison, an Episcopalian missionary to the region, and Elder Goode Hash, itinerant Primitive ...

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 0857867296
Size: 70.45 MB
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Based on the true account of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping, white-knuckle fable of bootlegging, brotherhood and revenge.

Border Odyssey

Author: Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292756631
Size: 49.67 MB
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And through observation, conversation, and meditation, Border Odyssey scopes the stories of the people and towns on both sides..." -- Book jacket .

Moonshiners And Prohibitionists

Author: Bruce E. Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813130174
Size: 56.42 MB
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In Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia, Bruce E. Stewart chronicles the social tensions that accompanied the region's early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial economy.

The People And Their Peace

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469619857
Size: 21.59 MB
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Placing slaves, free blacks, and white women at the center of the story, The People and Their Peace recasts traditional narratives of legal and political change and sheds light on key issues in U.S. history, including the persistence of ...

All That Is Native And Fine

Author: David E. Whisnant
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807841433
Size: 43.97 MB
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In the American imagination, the word Appalachia designates more than a geographical region.

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252092651
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Charles D. Thompson Jr.'s The Old German Baptist Brethren combines oral history with ethnography and archival research--as well as his own family ties to the Franklin County community--to tell the story of the Brethren's faith on the cusp ...

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451699700
Size: 10.37 MB
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With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder.

Bloody Breathitt

Author: T.R.C. Hutton
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813142431
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This book uses the history of Breathitt County, Kentucky, to examine political violence in the United States and its interpretation in media and memory.