The Industrialist And The Mountaineer

Author: Ronald L. Lewis
Publisher: West Virginia & Appalachia
ISBN: 9781943665501
Size: 74.39 MB
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Ronald L. Lewis's book uses this largely forgotten episode as a window into contests over political, environmental, and legal change in turn-of-the-century Appalachia.

Transforming The Appalachian Countryside

Author: Ronald L. Lewis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807862975
Size: 47.49 MB
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In 1880, ancient-growth forest still covered two-thirds of West Virginia, but by the 1920s lumbermen had denuded the entire region. Ronald Lewis explores the transformation in these mountain counties precipitated by deforestation.

Achilleid

Author: Publius Papinius Statius
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781624664076
Size: 68.27 MB
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The text has survived in hundreds of manuscripts, sometimes copied with Statius much longer and lugubrious "Thebaid," but just as often with other racy short narratives and dramas taught in the medieval schools.

What My Girlfriend Doesn T Know

Author: Sonya Sones
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442423091
Size: 22.36 MB
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Told in free verse and brimming with authenticity, this novel provides unique insight into the mind of a young man.

Aspiring To Greatness

Author: Ronald L. Lewis
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781938228421
Size: 25.12 MB
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As the only modern history of West Virginia University, this text reaches into the archives of the President's Office and makes exhaustive use of press accounts and interviews with key individuals to produce a detailed resource for alumni, ...

The National Joker

Author: Todd Nathan Thompson
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809334232
Size: 40.58 MB
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In this intriguing study, Todd Nathan Thompson considers the politically productive tension between Lincoln’s use of satire and the satiric treatments of him in political cartoons, humor periodicals, joke books, and campaign literature.

A History Of Highland County Virginia

Author: Oren Frederic Morton
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com
ISBN: 0806379634
Size: 36.32 MB
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This is the standard genealogical and historical reference on Highland County, with emphasis on the pioneer period and the early settlers and their families.

Black Coal Miners In America

Author: Ronald L. Lewis
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813150442
Size: 49.52 MB
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In the central Appalachians, although blacks enjoyed greater social equality, the mine operators manipulated racial tensions to keep the work force divided and therefore weak.

An Appalachian New Deal

Author: Jerry Bruce Thomas
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813120645
Size: 18.27 MB
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In tracing the responses of the people and government of West Virginia during the Depression, historian Jerry Thomas not only deals with politics and institutions but also tells about ordinary people during the worst conditions in the state ...