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Author Appalachian Studies Association.

Title The Southern Appalachian region a survey. Edited by Thomas R. Ford [director of research] Contributors: Rupert B. Vance [and others]
Published Lexington, University of Kentucky Press [1962]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 308 pages) maps, diagrams, tables
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Contents; 1. The Region: A New Survey; 2. The Passing of Provincialism; The Changing Population; 3. Population Growth and Characteristics; 4. The Great Migration, 1940-1960; 5. Appalachian Newcomers in Cincinnati; The Changing Economy; 6. Agriculture: A Reassessment; 7. Extractive Industries and Forestry; 8. The Development of Manufacturing; 9. The Potential of Tourism; The Changing Society; 10. Local Government; 11. Local, State, and Regional Planning; 12. The Needs of Education; 13. Religion and the Churches; 14. Health and Health Services
15. Social Problems and Welfare ServicesFolk Arts in Transition; 16. Literature since 1900; 17. Dances and Singing Games; 18. The Revival of Handicrafts; 19. The Region's Future: A National Challenge; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary The Southern Appalachian Region is the largest American ""problem area""--An area whose participation in the economic growth of the nation has not been sufficient to relieve the chronic poverty of its people. The existence of the problem was recognized a generation ago, but in the past decade the resistance of such areas to economic advance has acquired a more urgent significance in American thought. In 1958, a group of scholars undertook to make a new survey of the Southern Appalachian Region. Aided by grants from the Ford Foundation ultimately amounting to 250,000, they set out to analyze t
Analysis Appalachian Region, Southern Economic conditions
Appalachian Region, Southern Social conditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Economic history
Social conditions
Soziale Situation
Wirtschaftliche Lage
Geografia regional -- Estados unidos.
História dos estados unidos (aspectos politico-sócio-econômicos)
Folclore -- Estados unidos.
Cultura -- Estados unidos.
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Economic conditions
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions
Southern Appalachian Region
Appalachen -- Süd
Appalaches -- Conditions économiques.
Appalaches -- Conditions sociales.
Form Electronic book
Author Ford, Thomas R., 1923- editor.
Vance, Rupert B., 1899-1975.