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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 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


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


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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