Volume 10 No. 2

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"Land Reform and Appalachia: Lessons from the Third World" with a selected bibliography of works in English on non-U.S. land reform by Steve Fisher. "On the Rim of Knowing: The Achievement of Jeff Daniel Marion" by Dan Leidig. "John F. Day and the Disappearance of Appalachia from the American Consciousness" by Henry Shapiro. "Ethnicity and the Harvard Encyclopedia" by John Lowe. "Class, Conflict and Modernization in the Appalachian South" by Ronald D. Eller. Review essays on Miners, Millhands, and Mountaineers: The Modernization of the Appalachian South by Ronald D. Eller: "Poverty and Progress in Appalachia" by James C. Cobb and "A New Benchmark in Appalachian History" by John A. Williams. Poetry by George Scarbrough ("The Game"), Richard Hague (Finished with the Poetry of Coal"), Paul Rice ("Made in the Shade"), and Jo Carson ("Six People Pieces": "I wrote and I wrote," "I threw my mother-in-law out," "My brother Estes," "I was born three months before I's due," "Every time I get a little headache," and "One day, I'm gonna write a letter"). Book reviews by Fredrika Teute (Westward into Kentucky: the Narrative of Daniel Trabue ed. by Chester Raymond Young), Pete Daniel (Holding on to the Land and the Lord: Kinship, Ritual, Land Tenure, and Social Policy in the Rural South eds. Robert L. Hall and Carol B. Stack), Frank Einstein (Appalachia/America: Proceedings of the 1980 Appalachian Studies Conference ed. by Wilson Somerville), Tijan M. Sallah (The Tragedy of Platitudinous Piety by Bill Best), John Stephenson (Regionalism and the South: Selected Papers of Rupert Vance eds. John Shelton Reed and Daniel Joseph Singal), Una Mae L. Reck (Choosing Books for Appalachian Children: An Annotated Bibliography by judy Martin), and W.H. Ward (The Andy Griffith Show by Richard Kelly). Record reviews by Bill Lightfoot ("Playing Outside: Spectrum") and Burt Feintuck (Traditional Music of Southern Appalachia by Byard Ray, Fiddler's Companion by Tracy Schwarz, and Fiddle Fever by Jay Ungar, Evan Stover, and Matt Glaser). "Signs of the Times."


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