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Blood in the hills : a history of violence in Appalachia / edited by Bruce E. Stewart
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HN79.A127 .B56 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Violence -- Appalachian Region -- History
Subject Appalachian Region -- Social conditions
Appalachian Region -- History
Physical Description x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / Bruce E. Stewart -- Violence, statecraft, and statehood in the early republic : the state of Franklin, 1784-1788 / Kevin T. Barksdale -- "Devoted to hardships, danger, and devastation" : the landscape of Indian and white violence in Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, 1753-1800 / Kathryn Shively Meier -- "Our mad young men" : authority and violence in Cherokee country / Tyler Boulware -- The "ferocious character" of antebellum Georgia's gold country : frontier lawlessness and violence in fact and fiction / John C. Inscoe -- "A possession, or an absence of ears" : the shape of violence in travel narratives about the mountain South, 1779-1835 / Katherine E. Ledford -- Violence against slaves as a catalyst in changing attitudes toward slavery : an 1857 case study in east Tennessee / Durwood Dunn -- "These big-boned, semi-barbarian people" : moonshining and the myth of violent Appalachia, 1870-1900 / Bruce E.Stewart -- "Deep in the shades of ill-starred Georgia's wood" : the murder of Elder Joseph Standing in late-nineteenth-century Appalachian Georgia / Mary Ella Engel -- Race and violence in urbanizing Appalachia : the Roanoke riot of 1893 / Rand Dotson -- Assassins and feudists : politics and death in the Bluegrass and mountains of Kentucky / T.R.C. Hutton -- "A hard-bitten lot" : nonstrike violence in the early southern West Virginia smokeless coalfields, 1880-1910 / Paul H. Rakes and Kenneth R. Bailey -- "The largest manhunt in western North Carolina's history" : the story of Broadus Miller / Kevin W. Young -- The murder of Thomas Price : image, identity, and violence in western North Carolina / Richard D. Starnes
Series New directions in southern history
Alternate Author Stewart, Bruce E

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