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Sowing the Seeds of Southern Liberalism

Andrew McNeill Canady

in Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 examines the most important institution that Weatherford guided in his life, the Blue Ridge Assembly (a YMCA summer conference center in Black Mountain, N.C.) and the efforts he made there ... More


Herbaceous Layer Species Richness of Southeastern Forests and Woodlands: Patterns and Causes

Robert K. Peet, Kyle A. Palmquist, and Samantha M. Tessel

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines species richness patterns in the herbaceous layer vegetation of forests and woodlands of southeastern North America. It demonstrates the changing importance of various drivers ... More


Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Andrew McNeill Canady

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Willis Duke Weatherford lived from 1875 to 1970 and played a key role in many of the significant social and political issues of his day, namely, race relations, education, religion, and Appalachian ... More


Afterword: Rites, Rituals, and Creative Ceremonies: A Social History of the Wintergreen Women Writers’ Collective

Sandra Y. Govan

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes how twelve to fourteen African-American women poets, scholars, fiction writers, essayists, and general readers have gathered together, each year since 1987, in the secluded ... More


>The View From the Mountain

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.4
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the blue smoke that came from the copper smelters ten miles away from Mr. Trammel's apple orchard, across the Tennessee border on the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Fannin ... More


An International Harvest: The Development of the McCormick Reaper

Daniel B. Rood

in The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190655266
eISBN:
9780190655297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655266.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the labor-saving device that enabled cultivation of millions of acres, the McCormick reaper is typically associated with postbellum midwestern farmers. Yet this quintessentially American machine ... More


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