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David Whisnant focuses upon public and private social and economic development efforts in Appalachia . David E. Whisnant is professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

David Whisnant focuses upon public and private social and economic development efforts in Appalachia from the close of the nineteenth century through the early 1970s. He explores their diverse origins, their many ways of assessing and relating to the problems and people of the region, and above all the cultural politics that shaped them. Modernizing the Mountaineer blends careful analysis with an ardent commitment to making the needs of the region's people the preeminent consideration in the design of social policy.

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Modernizing the Mountaineer : People, Power, and Planning in Appalachia. by David E. Whisnant.

UNC Press Books, 2018. Modernizing the mountaineer. Modernizing the mountaineer: People. University of Tennessee Press, 1994. Rascally signs in sacred places: The politics of culture in Nicaragua. Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000. Power, and Planning in Appalachia (New York: Burt Franklin, 1980), 134, 1980. Ethnicity and the Recovery of Regional Identity in Appalachia: Thoughts Upon Entering the Zone of Occult Instability. Soundings, 124-138, 1973. Appalachian identity: A roundtable discussion.

Modernizing the mountaineer. people, power, and planning in Appalachia. Published 1981 by Appalachian Consortium Press in Boone, . 202 Appalachian Street, Boone 28607).

Read the best books by David E. Whisnant and check . His books include Modernizing the Mountaineer: People, Power, and Planning in Appalachia and All That Is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region.

His books include Modernizing the Mountaineer: People, Power, and Planning in Appalachia and All That Is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region.

David E. Whisnant, "Workers in God's Grand Division: The Council of the Southern Mountains," ch. 1 in Modernizing the Mountaineer: People, Power, and Planning in Appalachia (New York: Burt Franklin & Company, 1980), pp. 3–39. Special Exhibition on the CSM from archival material; Berea College Hutchins Library.

Whisnant, D. E. (1980). Modernizing the mountaineer: People, power, and planning in Appalachia. New York: Burt Franklin. Wigginton, E. (1972). Garden City, NY: Anchor Press. Authors and Affiliations.

Indeed, assumptions about the distinctiveness of Appalachian culture influence the very presumption that Appalachia is in fact a discrete region .

Indeed, assumptions about the distinctiveness of Appalachian culture influence the very presumption that Appalachia is in fact a discrete region with a distinctive culture even though most Americans would scoff at the notion of a Rocky Mountain culture or an Adirondac culture. A central theme in much of the vast popular and scholarly literature about Appalachia contends that deficiencies in mountain culture have contributed to, or at least reinforced, economic backwardness and poverty. Southwest Virginia's Railroad: Modernization and the Sectional Crisis.

Since its initial publication a decade ago, Modernizing the Mountaineer has become a classic in Appalachian studies. Now available with a substantial new introduction, the book is a passionate and provocative critique of the enterprises and organizations that have sought to develop the region.David Whisnant focuses upon public and private social and economic development efforts in Appalachia from the close of the nineteenth century through the early 1970s. He explores their diverse origins, their many ways of assessing and relating to the problems and people of the region, and above all the cultural politics that shaped them. Modernizing the Mountaineer blends careful analysis with an ardent commitment to making the needs of the region's people the preeminent consideration in the design of social policy.In his new introduction, Whisnant chronicles the book's controversial history, discusses the factors that contributed to its perspective, and surveys the advances in Appalachian studies that have occurred since it was first written.
Modernizing Mountaineer: People, Power, Planning Appalachia download epub
Americas
Author: David E. Whisnant
ISBN: 0870498231
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Univ Tennessee Press; REV edition (April 14, 1994)
Pages: 336 pages