Modernizing Mountaineer: People, Power, Planning Appalachia

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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 ...

Modernizing Mountaineer: People, Power, Planning Appalachia 1994, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9780870498237

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