A Darkness at Dawn: Appalachian Kentucky and the Future

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Outspoken Appalachian writer Harry M. Caudill analyzes the exploitation and decline of the eastern Kentucky mountain lands, which have rendered "no people in the nation...more forlorn than the Appalachian highlanders in our time." Frontier attitudes, a strong attachment to the land, and isolation have produced in Appalachia a backwoods culture which made its people susceptible to an outside exploitation of their resources that has perpetrated on them a passive society largely dependant on relief. But the times, says Mr. ...

A Darkness at Dawn: Appalachian Kentucky and the Future 2009, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813192871

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A Darkness at Dawn: Appalachian Kentucky and the Future 1976, University Press of Kentucky

ISBN-13: 9780813102184

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