General Resources


  • Handbook to Appalachia: An Intro --Toney Edwards

Essay Collections

  • Fighting Back in Appalachia: Traditions of Resistance and Change-- Stephen L Fischer, ed.
  • Back Talk from Appalachia: Confronting Stereotypes
  • Straw and Blethen--High Mountains Rising


  • Caudill, Harry - Night Comes to the Cumberlands (1962)
  • Ron Eller—Miners, Millhands, and Mountaineers and Uneven Ground
  • Vance, JD- Hillbilly Elegy
  • Joy, David—the Weight of this World
  • Covington, Dennis—Salvation on Sand Mountain
  • Starnes, Richard—Creating the Land of the Sky
  • Billings and Blee—The Road to Poverty
  • Portelli, Allesandro- They say in Harlan County
  • Howard, Lee—Bloodletting in Appalachia
  • Bailey, Rebecca- Matewan Before the Massacre
  • David Whisnant-All that is Native and Fine and Modernizing the Mountaineer
  • Henry Shapiro-- The Idea of Appalachia
  • Jeff Biggers-- The United States of Appalachia
  • JA Williams-- Appalachia: A History
  • John Inscoe--Mountain Masters
  • Our Souther Highlanders
  • Richard Drake- A History of Appalachia
  • Helen Lewis Mountains Sisters
  • Helen Lewis  - Living Social Justice in Appalachia
  • Hennen, John- The Americanization of West Virginia: Creating a Modern Industrial State, 1916-1925
  • Shaunna Scott-- Two Sides to Everything
  • Eve Weinbaum--To Move A Mountain: Fighting the Global Economy in Appalachia
  • Blethen abd Wood-- From Ulster to Carolina
  • Mary Anglin-- Gender and Globalization in Appalachia
  • Mary Anglin-- Women, Power and Dissent in the Hills of Carolina
  • Appalachian Images: Folk Popular Culture: WK Mcneil
  • Anthony Harkins-- Hillbilly
  • Williamson, JW- Hillbillyland




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