H-Appalachia is devoted to the discussion of issues relating to the life and culture, both past and present, of the Appalachian region of the United States.

Recent Content

Author: 
Tom Lee
Reviewer: 
Meredith Bocian

Bocian on Lee, 'The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950'


Tom Lee. The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005. 480 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-334-5.

Reviewed by Meredith Bocian
Published on H-Appalachia (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Brian D. McKnight

Author: 
Ronald D. Eller
Reviewer: 
Kevin Barksdale

Barksdale on Eller, 'Uneven Ground: Appalachia since 1945'


Ronald D. Eller. Uneven Ground: Appalachia since 1945. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. 376 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2523-7.

Reviewed by Kevin Barksdale
Published on H-Appalachia (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Brian D. McKnight

Failed Policies, Flawed Theories, and the Tragedy of Postwar Appalachia

Author: 
William Faricy Condee
Reviewer: 
Julie Yates

Yates on Condee, 'Coal and Culture: Opera Houses in Appalachia'


William Faricy Condee. Coal and Culture: Opera Houses in Appalachia. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004. 224 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1588-7.

Reviewed by Julie Yates
Published on H-Appalachia (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Brian D. McKnight

Where Is the Opera?

Author: 
Richard A. Straw, H. Tyler Blethen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert Weise

Weise on Straw and Blethen, 'High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Time and Place'


Richard A. Straw, H. Tyler Blethen, eds. High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Time and Place. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. vii + 240 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02916-5; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07176-8.

Reviewed by Robert Weise (Department of History, Eastern Kentucky University)
Published on H-Appalachia (December, 2007)

Author: 
John Alexander Williams
Reviewer: 
Tom Costa

Costa on Williams, 'Appalachia: A History'


John Alexander Williams. Appalachia: A History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xviii + 473 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5368-9; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2699-7.

Reviewed by Tom Costa (Department of History and Philosophy, The University of Virginia's College at Wise)
Published on H-Appalachia (November, 2007)

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