"Culture, History, and Development on the Qualla Boundary: The Eastern Cherokees and the Blue Ridge Parkway, 1935-40" by Anne V. Mitchell. "Hollywood Does Antebellum Appalachia and Gets It (Half) Right": Part I, "How Monochrome Was Their Valley" by Jack Wright; and Part II, "Slavery, Freedom, Frontier: The Historical Perspective" by John C. Inscoe.
Reviews by Bill Ellis (The Last Chivaree: The Hicks Family of Beech Mountain by Robert Isbell), Joanna Barnes Newton (A Space on the Side of the Road: Cultural Poetics in an "Other" America by Kathleen Stewart), Steve Fisher (High Tide in Tuscon: Essays from Now or Never by Barbara Kingsolver), and Samuel R. Cook (Indian Island in Amherst County by Peter W. Houck and Mintcy D. Maxham).
An obituary tribute to Jim Wayne Miller by Jack Higgs.
"Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."