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Reconstructing appalachia [electronic resource] : The Civil War's Aftermath.

Slap, Andrew L. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780813173788 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780813139760 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780813173788 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780813139760 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Families, communities, and the nation itself were irretrievably altered by the Civil War and the subsequent societal transformations of the nineteenth century. The repercussions of the war incited a broad range of unique problems in Appalachia, including political dynamics, racial prejudices, and the regional economy. Andrew L. Slap's anthology Reconstructing Appalachia reveals life in Appalachia after the ravages of the Civil War, an unexplored area that has left a void in historical literature. Addressing a gap in the chronicles of our nation, this vital anthology explores little-known aspects of history with a particular focus on the Reconstruction and post-Reconstruction periods. Acclaimed scholars John C. Inscoe, Gordon B. McKinney, and Ken Fones-Wolf are joined by up-and-comers like Mary Ella Engel, Anne E. Marshall, and Kyle Osborn in a unique collection of essays investigating postwar Appalachia with clarity and precision. Featuring a broad geographic focus, these...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2012. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4084 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1982 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4220 KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1981 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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