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Appalachian Studies

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Walking Toward the Sunset : The Melungeons of Appalachia
By author: Winkler
Product Code: P250
ISBN: 9780865548695
Pages: 313
Product Format: Paperback
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Walking toward the Sunset is a historical examination of the Melungeons, a mixed-race group predominantly in southern Appalachia. Author Wayne Winkler reviews theories about the Melungeons, compares the Melungeons with other mixed-race groups, and incorporates the latest scientific research to present a comprehensive portrait.
Where the Souls Go
By author: Ann Hite
Product Code: P513
ISBN: 9780881465389
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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WHERE THE SOULS GO is Ann Hite’s third novel set in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Readers who loved GHOST ON BLACK MOUNTAIN, Hite’s first novel, will find many of the characters familiar. This book follows three generations of the Pritchard family, not only telling the story of how Hobbs Pritchard became the villain of Black Mountain, but highlighting women’s struggles in Appalachia, beginning in the Depression Era and ending in the mid-sixties.
Windows on the Past : The Cultural Heritage of Vardy, Hancock County Tennessee
By author: Overbay
Product Code: P299
ISBN: 9780865549500
Pages: 225
Product Format: Paperback
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Price:  $25.00
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Windows on the Past: The Cultural History of Vardy features oral histories and images of Melungeon life such as church gatherings and family activities by focusing on the Vardy Community School, a Presbyterian mission school, and the Vardy Community Church in and around Blackwater Creek, Newman’s Ridge, and Powell Mountain in Hancock County, Tennessee, and Lee County, Virginia.

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