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Gone home : race and roots through Appalachia

Brown, Karida 1982- (author.).

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  • OCLC: on1048346842
  • ISBN: 1469647052
  • ISBN: 9781469647050
  • ISBN: 1469647044
  • ISBN: 9781469647043
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Published: Chapel Hill :University of North Carolina Press,[2018]
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The coming of the coal industry -- The great migration escape -- Home -- Children, and black children -- The colored school -- A change gone come -- Gone home.
Summary: "Karida L. Brown's Gone Home offers a much-needed corrective to the current white-washing of Appalachia. In telling the stories of Appalachian African Americans living and working in steel and coal towns, Brown offers a deep and sweeping look at race, the formation of identity, changes in politics and policy, and black migration in the region and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Coal mines and mining -- Kentucky -- History
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
African Americans -- Kentucky -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Kentucky -- History
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions -- History
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Race relations
Kentucky -- Race relations

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