At the time it was written, Night Comes to the Cumberlands framed an urgent appeal to the American Conscience. Today it details Appalachia's difficult past, and at the same time, presents an accurate historical backdrop for a contemporary understanding of the Appalachian region.At the time it was written, Night Comes to the Cumberlands framed an urgent appeal to the American Conscience. Today it details Appalachia's difficult past, and at the same time, presents an accurate historical backdrop for a contemporary understanding of the Appalachian region.Read Less
Acceptable. Former Library book. Sorry, CD missing. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Experience the best customer care, fast shipping, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all orders.
Good. COPYRIGHT 1963. COVER HAS CREASING AND SHELF WEAR WITH SPINE NEATLY REINFORCED WITH CLEAR WIDE TAPE. GIFT INSCRIPTION ON INSIDE OF COVER. 394 PAGE TEXT HAS LIGHT WEAR WITH SMUDGE ON LAST BLANK PAGE IN THE BACK. SOCIOLOGY. 5'' X 7.75''. WE USE BUBBLE MAILERS.
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Softcover; Good condition; (shelf G122); Printed Text VG; price sticker at top right corner of back cover; name inside; some light shelfwear; "This is a shocking book, conveyed with historical sweep, of how a proud, self-reliant people have been reduced poverty & serfdom";
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Very interesting book - I wish I had read it in college in the '60's. I would love to find a follow-up book on the same region of KY to see if things have improved there - particularly the educational system.
Mar 13, 2008
Should be required reading for students
This is probably one of, if not best, books on the Sociological basis of the Appalachain people and how big business took their pride, land and self-esteem, with returning nothing to the people or the land
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