Series in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Appalachia

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  1. Keeping Heart
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. Women of the Mountain South
    Scholars of southern Appalachia have largely focused their research on men, particularly white men. The essays of Women of the Mountain South debunk the entrenched stereotype of Appalachian women as poor and white, and shine a... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  3. Standing Our Ground
    Standing Our Ground: Women, Environmental Justice, and the Fight to End Mountaintop Removal examines women’s efforts to end mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2014
    Paperback | £17.99
  4. Once I Too Had Wings
    Previously examined only by a handful of scholars, the journals of Emma Bell Miles (1879–1919) contain poignant and incisive accounts of nature and a woman’s perspective on love and marriage, death customs, child raising,... Learn More
    Published: 11th March 2014
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Thinking Outside the Girl Box
    Written in an accessible, engaging style and drawing on collaborative ethnographic research that the girls themselves helped conduct, Thinking Outside the Girl Box tells the true story of an innovative program determined to challenge... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2014
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Standing Our Ground
    Standing Our Ground: Women, Environmental Justice, and the Fight to End Mountaintop Removal examines women’s efforts to end mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 2012
    Hardback | £66.00
  7. Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment
    Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment blends literacy studies with literary criticism to analyze the central female characters in the works of Harriette Simpson Arnow, Linda Scott DeRosier, Denise Giardina, and Lee Smith.... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2011
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Out of the Mountains
    Meredith Sue Willis’s Out of the Mountains is a collection of thirteen short stories set in contemporary Appalachia. Firmly grounded in place, the stories voyage out into the conflicting cultural identities that native Appalachians... Learn More
    Published: 13th July 2010
    Hardback | £33.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. Power in the Blood
    Power in the Blood: A Family Narrative traces Linda Tate’s journey to rediscover the Cherokee-Appalachian branch of her family and provides an unflinching examination of the poverty, discrimination, and family violence that... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2009
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Loving Mountains, Loving Men
    Loving Mountains, Loving Men is the first book-length treatment of a topic rarely discussed or examined: gay life in Appalachia. Appalachians are known for their love of place, yet many gays and lesbians from the mountains flee... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2005
    Hardback | £37.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Beyond Hill and Hollow
    Women’s studies unites with Appalachian studies in Beyond Hill and Hollow, the first book to focus exclusively on studies of Appalachia’s women. Featuring the work of historians, linguists, sociologists, performance artists,... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2005
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Red, White, Black, and Blue
    A groundbreaking approach to studying not only cultural linguistics but also the cultural heritage of a historic time and place in America. It gives witness to the issues of race and class inherent in the way we write, speak,... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2004
    Hardback | £37.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. The Tangled Roots of Feminism, Environmentalism, and Appalachian Literature
    Contemporaries were shocked when author Mary Noailles Murfree revealed she was a woman, but modern readers may be more surprised by her cogent discussion of community responses to unwanted development.... Learn More
    Published: 29th December 2003
    Paperback | £20.99
  14. The Tangled Roots of Feminism, Environmentalism, and Appalachian Literature
    Contemporaries were shocked when author Mary Noailles Murfree revealed she was a woman, but modern readers may be more surprised by her cogent discussion of community responses to unwanted development.... Learn More
    Published: 29th December 2003
    Hardback | £41.00
  15. Memphis Tennessee Garrison
    This oral history, based on interview transcripts, is the untold story of African American life in West Virginia, as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman: Memphis Tennessee Garrison, an innovative teacher, administrative... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2001
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Memphis Tennessee Garrison
    This oral history, based on interview transcripts, is the untold story of African American life in West Virginia, as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman: Memphis Tennessee Garrison, an innovative teacher, administrative... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2001
    Hardback | £37.00