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Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Anthony Harkins

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the evolution of one of the most pervasive and enduring American icons from the 18th-century to the present day. Spanning film, literature, and the entire expanse of American ... More


A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 2: The Conflicted Ozarks focuses on the long era of Civil War and Reconstruction, stretching roughly from the 1850s through the 1880s. The book begins with an analysis ... More


A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. I: The Old Ozarks is the first book-length account of life in the Ozark region of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the era before the Civil War. Placing the region’s ... More


Venturing Out: The Irish Wilderness and Columba of Iona

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

I put in at Greer Crossing, planning to float the twenty-one miles to Riverton over the next three days. Canoeing the Eleven Point River—a National Wild ... More


Traveling Light: Gunstock Hollow and Dag Hammarskjöld

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

It was new to me. Backpacker magazine had listed Gunstock Hollow as the “best Southern hollow in America,” and I was curious. The dog and I set out one ... More


Mindfulness: Moonshine Hollow and Thich Nhat Hanh

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The locals call it Moonshine Hollow, or Mooner’s Hollow, partly because of the haunting character of the moonlight in this small, isolated valley. It ... More


Discernment: Taum Sauk Mountain and Jelaluddin Rumi

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0023
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Four hundred million years ago, Taum Sauk Mountain was a high ridge on a solitary island in a vast Paleozoic sea surrounded by coral reefs. Geologists ... More


Justice: The Meramec River at Times Beach and Mohandas Gandhi

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0025
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The spring-fed Meramec River wanders for 218 miles through six Missouri counties before it flows into the Mississippi eighteen miles south of St. Louis. It ... More


The Allure of the Wild: Backpacking as Spiritual Practice

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

For years i’ve been making solo backpacking trips into the wilderness of the Missouri Ozarks. Leaving on a Friday afternoon, I’ll invariably stuff a copy ... More


The Risk-Taking Character of Wilderness Reading

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Spiritual reading can be dangerous. I’m not talking about the devotional pabulum you find in most religious bookstores, but the truly risky stuff—from ... More


“Seneca Square Dance”/“Echoes of the Ozarks”: Fiddlin’ Sam Long of the Ozarks Gennett 3284

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Fiddlin’ Sam Long, “Seneca Square Dance,” “Echoes of the Ozarks,” old-time fiddling, Gennett Records, and fiddlers’ contests


Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Abby Burnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The complicated process of preparing the dead for burial is now the province of funeral industry professionals, but this is a recent development. Until the end of World War II, especially in rural ... More


The Missouri Ozarks and Beyond, 1894–1930: “Whence all negroes have been driven forth”

Brent M. S. Campney

in Hostile Heartland: Racism, Repression, and Resistance in the Midwest

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042492
eISBN:
9780252051333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042492.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the use of racist violence by whites in the Missouri Ozarks between 1894 and 1930 to control and expel blacks, to establish and maintain sundown towns, and to satisfy and ... More


Mountains: Hemmed-in-Hollow and the Baal Shem TOV

Belden C. Lane

in The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Does a mountain topography lend itself to group solidarity, ecstatic spiritual experience, and social isolation? The author asks this question as he compares Pentecostal communities in the Arkansas ... More


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