"The Market Revolution and Party Preference in East Tennessee: Spatial Patterns of Partisanship in the 1840 Presidential Election" by Craig Brashear. "Fox Hunting: History and Change in a Mountain Sport" by Anne M. Hastings. "Harriette Simpson Arnow's Unpublished Final Novel, Belle" by Sandra L. Ballard. "'Are You Quality or Do You Stack?' Appalachia and the Future of Southern Letters" by Robert J. Higgs. "The Bucks Start Here: Alternative Currencies and the Coming Welfare Disaster" by Paul Salstrom.
Reviews by Jesse Aquillah Jones (May We All Remember Well, Volume 1: A Journal of the History and Cultures of Western North Carolina ed. Robert S. Brunk), Paul E. Ross (An Unseemly Man by Larry Flynt and Kenneth Ross), Carolyn Hazlett Adams (Ghost Dancing on the Cracker Circuit: The Culture of Festivals in the American South by Rodger Lyle Brown), Ralph Mann (Across the Dark River: The Odyssey of the 56th N.C. Infantry in the American Civil War by Clyde H. Ray), Gordon B. McKinney (An Abolitionist in the Appalachian South: Ezekiel Birdseye on Slavery, Capitalism, and Separate Statehood in East Tennessee, 1841-1846 by Durwood Dunn), Craig Brashear (Parties, Politics, and the Sectional Conflict in Tennessee, 1832-1861 by Jonathan M. Atkins), Katherine E. Ledford (White Trash: Race and Class in America ed. Matt Wray and Annalee Newitz), David H. McGee (Voices from Cemetery Hill: The Civil War Diary, Reports, and Letters of Colonel William Henry Asbury Speer (1861-1864) ed. Allen Paul Speer), and Jim Minick (The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains and The Best Overnight Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains by Kenneth Wise and James Andrews).
Letters to the editor from Paul Salstrom and David Hsiung, with a response from Wilma A. Dunaway.