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Author Terry, Paul W. (Paul Washington)

Title They live on the land : life in an open-country southern community / Paul W. Terry and Verner M. Sims ; with an introduction by Clarence L. Mohr
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (xlix, 313 pages) : illustrations
Series Library of Alabama classics
Library of Alabama classics.
Summary Published originally in 1940 but never widely distributed, this book provides an extraordinary detailed portrait of the social nuances of rural life in Gorgas, Alabama. The book is a snapshot of a way of life doomed to rapid extinction in the wake of World War II
Analysis Alabama
Rural communities
Notes Originally published: University, Ala. : Bureau of Educational Research, University of Alabama, 1940
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Country life -- Southern States.
Social surveys -- Southern States.
Sociology, Rural.
Southern States -- Rural conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Sims, Verner M. (Verner Martin)
ISBN 0585259674 (electronic bk.)
9780585259673 (electronic bk.)
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(alk. paper)