Spirits Of Just Men

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025209526X
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Spirits of Just Men tells the story of moonshine in 1930s America, as seen through the remarkable location of Franklin County, Virginia, a place that many still refer to as the "moonshine capital of the world.

Moonshiners And Prohibitionists

Author: Bruce E. Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813130174
Size: 55.64 MB
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In Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia, Bruce E. Stewart chronicles the social tensions that accompanied the region's early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial economy.

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451699700
Size: 52.66 MB
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With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder.

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252092651
Size: 55.89 MB
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Charles D. Thompson Jr.'s The Old German Baptist Brethren combines oral history with ethnography and archival research--as well as his own family ties to the Franklin County community--to tell the story of the Brethren's faith on the cusp ...

Border Odyssey

Author: Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292756631
Size: 73.85 MB
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And through observation, conversation, and meditation, Border Odyssey scopes the stories of the people and towns on both sides..." -- Book jacket .

The People And Their Peace

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807832634
Size: 28.35 MB
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Drawing on extensive archival research in North and South Carolina, Laura F. Edwards illuminates those changes by revealing the importance of localized legal practice.

The Human Cost Of Food

Author: Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292773641
Size: 65.60 MB
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The contributors to this book are all farmworker advocates—student and community activists and farmworkers themselves.

Blood In The Hills

Author: Bruce Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813134277
Size: 56.47 MB
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Blood in the Hills does not attempt to apologize for the region but uses detailed research and analysis to explain it, delving into the social and political factors that have defined Appalachia throughout its violent history.

Combating Mountaintop Removal

Author: Bryan T. McNeil
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252036433
Size: 39.65 MB
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Drawing on powerful personal testimonies of the hazards of mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia, Combating Mountaintop Removal critically examines the fierce conflicts over this violent and increasingly prevalent form of strip ...