Abramson, Rudy, and Jean Haskell, eds. 2006. Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 1832 pp. Weatherford Award winner for non-fiction. Thirty subject divisions; 2000 entries; 1000 writers (indexed); Table of Contents: Foreword / William Ferris -- An appreciation / Henry Louis Gates Jr. -- Guide for readers -- Introduction -- The landscape: Geology; Ecology; Environment -- The people: Family and community; Images and icons; Race, ethnicity, and identity; Settlement and migration; Urban Appalachian experience -- Work and the economy: Agriculture; Business, industry, and technology; Labor; Tourism; Transportation -- Cultural traditions: Architecture; Crafts; Folklore and folklife; Food and cooking; Humor; Language; Literature; Music; Performing arts; Religion; Sports and recreation; Visual arts -- Institutions: Cultural institutions; Education; Government; Health; Media.
Appalachia by the Numbers [new column, end of each issue]. 2007. Appalachian Journal 34, no. 2 (Winter): 272. List of ironic statistics in the spirit of Harper’s Magazine’s monthly “Harper’s Index.”
Appalachian Journal Index, 1991-1996. 1996. Special issue, Appalachian Journal 23 (Summer): 352-479.
Appalachian Journal Index, 1996-2001. 2001. Special issue, Appalachian Journal 28 (Summer): 408-519.
Appalachian Journal Roundtable Discussion: A Conversation About Teaching Appalachian Studies. 2002. Introduction and Reflections by Sandra Hayslette & Chad Berry. “‘We’re All Appalachian’” by Mark Banker; “The Power of Stories” by Steve Fisher; “The Culture and the Classroom” by Roberta Herrin; “Appalachian Literature and Senior Learners” by Marianne Worthington; “The Education of a Sociologist of Appalachia” by Susan H. Ambler; “Hillbilly Trinkets and Doodads” by Grace Toney Edwards; “Faith in Ourselves, Faith in Our Future” by Stephen D. Mooney. In Appalachian Journal 29 (Summer): 416-441.
Appalachian Museums & Archives. 2000. Special issue, Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 17 (Winter): 1-40.
Appalachian Rivers, Lakes & Streams: A Region’s Life Reflected in its Waters. 2001. Special issue, Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 18 (Spring): 1-44.
Baehr, Theodore, Jr., Mark V. Wetherington, and Michael Toomey, compilers. 2004. “A Topical Bibliography of Articles from The East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 1-61 (1929-1989) and The Journal of East Tennessee History 62-74 (1990-2002).” Journal of East Tennessee History 75 (2003): 91-112.
Ballard, Sandra, and Edwin T. Arnold, eds. 2002. “A Festschrift Featuring Works Presented at a Symposium in Honor of J. W. Williamson, Editor of the Appalachian Journal, 1972-2000” [retiring, founding editor]. Appalachian Journal 29 (Fall 2001-Winter 2002): 1-272.
Ballard, Sandra L., ed. 2007. “A Special Issue on Appalachian Activism in Honor of Stephen L. Fisher.” Appalachian Journal 34, no. 2 (Winter): 276-464. Essays, poetry, interview, and the following Activist Stories essays: “Plant Both Annuals and Perennials” by Nina Gregg and Doug Gamble -- “Buying, Eating, and Acting Locally” by Chad Berry -- “Separate Paths Lead to Just Connections” by Susan Ambler and Kathie Shiba -- “Peaks and Valleys” by Guy & Candie Carawan -- “Active Living” by Loyal Jones -- “Appalachian Stepchild to Child of Appalachia” by Bill Best -- “Letter to the Carnegie Foundation” by Richard A. Couto -- “The Class of ’74: Appalachian Teachers’ Workshop, Berea College” by Grace Toney Edwards -- “Crossing the Campus-Community Divide: New Trends in Research Collaboration” by Phil Obermiller -- “Scholars and Activists in Cincinnati” by Michael E. Maloney -- “Inspiring Transformative Community-Based Learning” by Gordon B. McKinney -- “Living an Inspired Life: Teaching Social Activism” by Theresa L. Burriss -- “Common Causes” by Jeff Boyer -- “Thinking Back on Fighting Back” by Fran Ansley -- “Teaching and Community Work in Appalachia” by Chris Baker -- “Feminist Praxis” by Mary K. Anglin -- “Connecting the Academy and the Community” by Dwight B. Billings -- “Road Work” by Herb Reid -- “Reflections on Struggle” by Elizabeth C. Fine -- “The Work Poetry Can Do” by Diane Gilliam -- “The Mountaineer Queer Ponders His Risk-List” by Jeff Mann -- “Inspiration” by John Hennen -- “On Discovering Teachers: An Escape From the Classroom” by George Loveland -- “Chainsaw Activism; Or, a Chainsaw as an Activist’s Tool” by Jim Minick -- “Serendipity and Strip Mining” by Chad Montrie -- “Getting Ready to Learn” by Guy Larry Osborne -- and “We’re All Activists” by Melinda Bollar Wagner.
Barney, Sandra. 1997. “Coming to Terms with Northern Appalachia” [Pa.]. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 14 (Winter): 8-10.
Berry, Chad. 2000. “Upon What Will I Hang My Hat in the Future? Appalachia and Awaiting Post-Postmodernity” [directions for scholarship]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 6 nos. 1-2 (Spring/Fall): 121-130.
Best, Bill, comp. 2000. One Hundred Years of Appalachian Visions, 1897-1996 [selected essays, articles, and poems of 57 writers reflecting on Appalachian identity]. Expanded second edition. Berea, Ky.: Appalachian Imprints. 233 pp.
Best, Bill, comp., ed. 1997. One Hundred Years of Appalachian Visions, 1897-1996 [literary collection; 50 essays and stories]. Berea, Ky.: Appalachian Imprints. 214 pp.
Best, Bill. 1999 . From Existence to Essence: A Conceptual and Mythological Model for an Appalachian Studies Curriculum. Berea, Ky.: Appalachian Imprints. 148 pp. Reprints the author’s Ed.D. thesis, University of Massachusetts, plus results of a 1966 follow-up study.
Bial, Raymond. 1997. Mist Over the Mountains: Appalachia and Its People [children’s literature; photographs]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 48 pp.
Biggers, Jeff. 2006. The United States of Appalachia: How Southern Mountaineers Brought Independence, Culture, and Enlightenment to America [chapters: Rank strangers – The trail of words -- The first Washington, D.C. -- Down from the mountain -- The emancipators -- All the news that’s fit to print -- The great American industrial saga -- We shall overcome]. New York: Shoemaker & Hoard. 238 pp.
Billings, Dwight B. 2004. “Appalachia.” In Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy, eds. G. Mink, and A. O’Connor, 93-97. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO.
Billings, Dwight B. 2007. “Appalachian Studies and the Sociology of Appalachia.” Chap. 44 in 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, Vol. 2, eds. C. Bryant and D. Peck, 390-396 -- bibliographic references, 543-546. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage.
Billings, Dwight B., Chad Berry, and John C. Inscoe. 2002. “Three Responses to Larry Griffin and Ashley Thompson” [“Appalachia and the South: Collective Memory, Identity, and Representation.” Appalachian Journal 29 (Spring): 296-327]: “Insularity, Advocacy, and Postmodernism in Appalachian Studies” by Dwight B. Billings; “Looking for Common Ground” by Chad Berry; and “Encouraging Cross-Pollination” by John C. Inscoe. Appalachian Journal 29 (Spring): 328-340.
Billings, Dwight B., Mary Beth Pudup, and Altina Waller. 1995. “Taking Exception with Exceptionalism: The Emergence and Transformation of Historical Studies of Appalachia.” In Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century, ed. M. Pudup, D. Billings, A. Waller, 1-24. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Billings, Dwight. 2003. “Practicing Sociology in Appalachia: Interview with Dwight Billings.” Interview by Caroline E. Knight, Sarah Poteete, Amy Sparrow, and Jessica C. Wrye. Appalachian Journal 30 (Winter-Spring): 164-180.
Blaustein, Richard. 1998. Review essay of One Hundred Years of Appalachian Visions, 1897-1996, by Bill Best (Berea, Ky.: Appalachian Imprints, 1997). In Appalachian Journal 25 (Winter): 186-196.
Brown, Jo. B., comp. 1995. “Annual Bibliography, 1994.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 1 (Fall): 121-134.
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Brown, Jo. B., comp. 2005. “Annual Bibliography, 2004.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 11, nos. 1-2 (Spring-Fall): 243-278.
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Brown, Jo. B., comp. 2007. “Annual Bibliography, 2006.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 13, nos. 1-2 (Spring-Fall): 211-254.
Brown, Jo. B., comp. 2008. “Annual Bibliography, 2007.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 14, nos. 1-2 (Spring-Fall): 174-218.
Brown, Logan, Theresa Burchett-Anderson, Donavan Cain, and Jinny Turman Deal, with Howard Dorgan. 2003. “Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? A History of the Appalachian Studies Association” [with responses by Richard B. Drake, 86-87; Howard Dorgan, 88-90; Phillip J. Obermiller, 90-92]. Appalachian Journal 31 (Fall): 30-92.
Bryant, Ron D., comp. 2000. Kentucky History: An Annotated Bibliography. Bibliographies of the States of the United States, no. 9. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. 553 pp.
Campbell, John C. 2004 [1921, 1969]. The Southern Highlander & His Homeland [seminal cultural study]. Foreword by Rupert B. Vance; introduction by Henry D. Shapiro. Reprint. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 405 pp. Originally published: New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 405 pp.
Celebrating Appalachian Institutions. 2006. Special issue, Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 22, no. 2 (Fall/Winter): 1-72.
Center for Appalachian Studies and Services: Celebrating 20 Years. 2003. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 20, nos. 2-3 (Summer/Winter): 38-56. [essays in tribute to ETSU’s CASS in this possibly final issue of the Center’s journal, by Ted Olson, Arthur H. DeRosier Jr., Richard Blaustein, Patricia Beaver, Jack Higgs, Jean Haskell, Phil Leonard, Christina Tortora and Judy B. Bernstein, Kathleen Curtis Wilson, Richard M. Kesner, Norma Myers, Jackson A. Berea, Jill Oxendine, Thomas G. Burton, Margaret A. Mackay, and Jack Tottle].
Center for Virtual Appalachia [website]. 2001. Provided by The Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy, Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky. http://cva.morehead-st.edu/index.html. [Extensive website includes search engine, maps, news, and six major headers: Overview of Appalachia; People and Culture; Data Sources; Landscape and Environment; Appalachia on the Web; Explore the CVA Site].
Chase, Nan K. 2007. Asheville: A History [N.C.]. Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies, no. 19. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 281 pp.
Commemorating 30 Years of Service to the People of Appalachia. 1995. Special issue, Appalachia: Journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission 28 (Winter/Spring): 1-80.
Conway, Cecelia. 2002. “Appalachia” [definition, overview]. In The Companion to Southern Literature: Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs, eds. J. Flora and L. Mackethan, 39-43. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.
Cunningham, Rodger. 1996. "Post the Lost Past: Malcolm Chapman's The Celts." [review essay] Journal of Appalachian Studies 2 (Fall): 263-276.
Cunningham, Rodger. 2003. “Appalachian Studies among the Posts” [modernism, structuralism, colonialism; 25 years of Appalachian Studies began with Henry Shapiro’s Appalachia on Our Mind (1978)]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 9 (Fall): 377-386.
Dickinson, W. Calvin, and Eloise R. Hitchcock, eds. 1999. A Bibliography of Tennessee History, 1973-1996 [arranged by county and historical period]. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 453 pp.
Dirlik, Arif. 2002. “Civic Scholarship: Comments on ‘AppalachiaAsa Global Region: Toward Critical Regionalism and Civic Professionalism’” [by Herbert Reid and Betsy Taylor, Journal of Appalachian Studies 8 (Spring 2002): 9-32]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 8 (Spring 2002): 33-41.
Drake, Richard B. 2000. “Appalachian Notes and Appalachian Studies: A Memoir” [quarterly journal, 1973-1985]. Appalachian Heritage 28 (Fall): 19-23.
Drake, Richard B. 2000. “Early Interpreters of Appalachian Culture” [Who’s who list of scholars]. Appalachian Heritage 28 (Winter): 5-7.
Drake, Richard B. 2001. A History of Appalachia [long-awaited, first comprehensive history of the region]. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 304 pp.
Drake, Richard. 1996. Reviews of Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century and The First Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia. Appalachian Heritage 24 (Summer): 54-62.
Dunaway, Wilma. 2004. “Revisionist With a Cause: Interview With Wilma Dunaway.” By Erin Casto, Sara E. Harris, Eddie Huffman, Melanie Keyes, Sharon Price, and Paul Robertson, with Patricia Beaver. Appalachian Journal 31 (Winter): 166-191.
Edgar, Walter B., ed. 2006. The South Carolina Encyclopedia [1,927 entries by 598 contributors]. A Project of the Humanities Council SC. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press. 1077 pp.
Edwards, Grace Toney, JoAnn Aust Asbury, and Ricky L. Cox, eds. 2006. A Handbook to Appalachia: An Introduction to the Region. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 296 pp. [primer; 12 separately-authored chapters, each with “Suggested Readings” list: History, People, Natural Resources, Economics, Politics, Health Care, Education, Folklife, Literature, Religion, Visual Arts, Appalachians Outside the Region].
Eller, Ronald D. 2004. “Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area, Harry Monroe Caudill” [1963 landmark study]. In Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy, eds. G. Mink, and A. O’Connor, 507-508. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO.
Evans, Mari-Lynn, Holly George-Warren, and Robert Santelli, eds. 2004. The Appalachians: America’s First and Last Frontier. New York: Random House. 255 pp. Profusely illustrated historical portrait in 30 brief chapters, and companion volume to three-hour PBS documentary: Part 1. The first frontier -- The land / Bill Richardson -- The landscape of the Southern Appalachians / T. Addison Richards -- Wild thing: the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest / Ted Olson -- The mountain melting pot: Appalachia's diverse ethnic and racial groups / Ted Olson -- Appalachia's Scots-Irish ancestry / John Trew -- The Civil War in Appalachia / Gordon B. McKinney -- Storytelling in Appalachia / Judy Prozzillo Byers -- Part 2. Feuds, coal, white lightning, and good ol' mountain music -- The Great Mountain Feud / Tom Robertson -- Appalachian myths and the legacy of coal / Ronald L. Lewis -- Moonshine on the mountain / Tom Robertson -- The Bristol sessions / Charles Wolfe -- The story of my family: the Carter family / Rita Forrester -- Falling in love with the Carters / Johnny Cash -- Part 3. Boom or bust -- A hillbilly timeline / Holly George-Warren -- Discoveries of the people: an introduction to the music of Appalachia / Paul Burch -- A West Virginia life / Robert C. Byrd -- Blue Kentucky girl / Martha Hume -- Readin', writin', and Route 21: the road from West Virginia to Ohio / David Giffels -- My West Virginia / Alan B. Mollohan -- Part 4. Memories: keeping the spirit in the modern world -- The trunk in the attic / Gary Carden -- Black Mountain breakdown / Lee Smith -- Killing our hills: the devastation of mountaintop removal / Vivian Stockman -- Fighting for my Appalachian home / Julia Bonds -- Religion in Appalachia: examples of the diversity / Howard Dorgan -- Preaching to the chickens / Gary Carden -- The Jolo Church of the Lord Jesus / Shannon Bell -- The picture man / Shelby Lee Adams -- The quare gene / Tony Earley -- Full circle / Edwin Sweeney -- The train passes through but doesn't stop / Jason Ringenberg].
Fine, Elizabeth C., ed. 1995. Appalachia and the Politics of Culture. Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association, vol. 7. Johnson City: East Tennessee State University, Center for Appalachian Studies and Services. 162 pp.
Fletcher, Arthur Lloyd. 2006 . Ashe County: A History, a new edition [N.C.]. Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies, no. 14. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 431 pp. Originally published: Ashe County Research Association.
Florin, John, and Richard Pillsbury. 2006. “Appalachia” [concise overview of the Region]. In The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Vol. 2: Geography, ed. R. Pillsbury, 42-45. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
Forbes, Harold M. 2007. “Recent Publications” [annual bibliography of books, articles, and theses, Fall issue, beginning 2007]. West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies, new series, vol. 1.
Fowler, John D. 1998. “Appalachia’s Agony: A Historiographical Essay on Modernization and Development in the Appalachian Region.” Filson Club Historical Quarterly 72 (July): 305-328.
Gaventa, John. 2002. “Appalachian Studies in Global Context: Reflections on the Beginnings--Challenges for the Future” [article based on the author’s keynote address at the 25th annual meeting of the Appalachian Studies Association, Helen, Ga., March 2002; with comments on “AppalachiaAsa Global Region: Toward Critical Regionalism and Civic Professionalism” by Herbert Reid and Betsy Taylor, Journal of Appalachian Studies 8 (Spring 2002): 9-32]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 8 (Spring 2002): 79-90.
Griffin, Larry J., and Ashley B. Thompson. 2002. “Appalachia and the South: Collective Memory, Identity, and Representation” [cultural politics]. Appalachian Journal 29 (Spring): 296-327.
Guerrant, Edward O. [1838-1916]. 2005 . The Galax Gatherers: The Gospel among the Highlanders [home missionaries]. Foreword by Durwood Dunn; introduction by Mark Huddle. Appalachian Echoes. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 220 pp. Originally published: Richmond, Va.: Onward Press.
Hanlon, Tina L., and Judy A. Teaford, eds. 2000. AppLit [award winning web site containing resources for readers and teachers of Appalachian literature: articles, authors, bibliographies, fiction & poems, lesson plans, links, study guides]. http://www.ferrum.edu/applit/.
Hay, Fred J. 2004. “From ‘Mountain Whites’ to ‘Appalachians (People)’: A Description of the Journey, Concluding with a Brief Sermon” [changing the standard Library of Congress Subject Heading]. ANSS-L Monthly Questions and Answers: Publications and Bibliographies (Anthropology and Sociology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries). http://www.lib.odu.edu/anss/sbacquestions/saco.html.
Hay, Fred J. 2005. “From ‘Mountain Whites’ to ‘Appalachians (People)’: A Description of the Journey, Concluding with a Brief Sermon” [change of Library of Congress Subject Heading]. ANSSWeb: An Internet Publication of the Anthropology and Sociology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Publications and Bibliographies: Anthropology Cataloging Q&A. http://www.lib.odu.edu/anss/sbacquestions/saco.html.
Herrin, Roberta. 2006. “The Tending To” [Center for Appalachian Studies and Services takes measure of itself as an ‘institution’ as it moves 22 years worth of files to a new space at East Tennessee State University]. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 22, no. 2 (Fall/Winter): 2-3.
Higgs, Robert J., Ambrose N. Manning, and Jim Wayne Miller, eds. 1995. Appalachia Inside Out: A Sequel to Voices from the Hills. Volume 1: Conflict and Change; Volume 2: Culture and Custom. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 753 pp.
Higgs, Robert J., and Ambrose N. Manning, eds. 1996. Voices from the Hills: Selected Readings of Southern Appalachia. 2nd ed. Reprint, Dubuque, Ia.: Kendall/Hunt. 540 pp. Originally published: New York: Frederick Ungar; co-published with Appalachian Consortium Press, Boone, N.C., 1975.
Hsiung, David C. 1997. Two Worlds in the Tennessee Mountains: Exploring the Origins of Appalachian Stereotypes [winner, 1996 Appalachian Studies Award]. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 224 pp.
Hutchins Library, Special Collections & Archives. 2006. Records of the Council of the Southern Mountains: Online Exhibition [“summaries of CSM’s activism in Appalachia during the 1970s and 1980s...also a number of photos included, a timeline documenting CSM’s projects and activities, and a page including various resources”]. Berea College, Berea, Ky. http://www.berea.edu/hutchinslibrary/specialcollections/exhibit/exhibitsaa101exhibit.asp.
Hutchins Library, Special Collections & Archives. 2006. Guide to the Council of the Southern Mountains Records, 1970-1989 [finding aid; “collection documents changes in welfare rights, miners’ rights, mine health and safety, strip mining, and women’s rights, among other things, in the Southern Appalachian Region”]. Berea College, Berea, Ky. http://www.berea.edu/hutchinslibrary/specialcollections/saa101.asp.
Inscoe, John C. 2002. “The Discovery of Appalachia: Regional RevisionismAsScholarly Renaissance” [narrative history, reviewing several dozen standard studies]. In A Companion to the American South, ed. J. Boles, 369-386. Blackwell Companions to American History, no. 3. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.
Keefe, Susan E., ed. 2005. Appalachian Cultural Competency: A Guide for Medical, Mental Health, and Social Service Professionals. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 343 pp. [15 essays, expert, well-grounded: Pt. I. Preparing for work in an Appalachian community: Adopting the reflexive practitioner role / Pt. II. Acquiring cultural competency: Understanding and respecting the Appalachian “difference” / Pt. III. Transcending stereotypes in research and practice: Examples from health and wellness / Pt. IV. Choosing a theoretical paradigm: Application of the cultural model in mental health research and services].
Kephart, Horace. 2001 . Our Southern Highlanders: A Narrative of Adventure in the Southern Appalachians and a Study of Life among the Mountaineers. Reprint of rev. ed. (Macmillan Company, 1922). Alexander, N.C.: Land of the Sky Books. 469 pp. Originally published: New York: Outing Pub. Co., 1913 [Note: the standard, modern reprint edition of this seminal study is Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1976, with its Introduction by George Ellison, ix-xlvi, and his Note on Location of Kephart Materials, xlvii-xlviii].
Lewis, Ronald L. 2001 . “Beyond Isolation and Homogeneity: Diversity and the History of Appalachia.” In Back Talk from Appalachia: Confronting Stereotypes, eds. D. Billings, G. Norman, and K. Ledford, 21-43. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. Originally published as Confronting Appalachian Stereotypes.
Lewis, Ronald L., and Dwight B. Billings. 1997. “Appalachian Culture and Economic Development: A Retrospective View on the Theory and Literature” [excerpt from “A Socioeconomic Review of Appalachia”: A Report Prepared for the Appalachian Regional Commission]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 3 (Spring): 3-42.
Macneal, Douglas. 1997. “How Can You Call Pittsburgh Appalachian?” Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 14 (Winter): 10-13.
McCann, Eugene J. 1998. “Mapping Appalachia: Toward a Critical Understanding” [”official” maps versus grassroots, GIS-participatory mapping]. Journal of Appalachian Studies 4 (Spring): 87-113.
McKinney, Gordon B. 1996. "The Future of the Appalachian Past." [survey of contemporary scholars' more honest assessments of the Region's past] Appalachian Heritage 24 (Winter): 14-21.
Mitchell, Alison C. 2001. “Researching Appalachia and the WPA at the Library of Congress.” Folklife Center News (Library of Congress) 23, no. 2 (Spring): 17-19. http://www.loc.gov/folklife/news/index.html.
Montgomery, Michael. 1994. “The Contributions of Joseph Sargent Hall to Appalachian Studies.” In Appalachian Adaptations to a Changing World, ed. Norma Myers. Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association 6: 89-98. Johnson City: East Tennessee State University, Center for Appalachian Studies and Services.
Morley, Margaret W. 2006 . The Carolina Mountains [mountain life, customs, natural history, description and travel]. Fairview, N.C.: Bright Mountain Books. 358 pp. Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Murray, Robert. 2008. “Our Ditch-Digger.” Student interview by Chelsea Forester. Foxfire Magazine 42, special edition (Spring): 4-18. Murray is Curator, Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, Mountain City, Ga.
New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, The. 2006– . Edited by Charles Reagan Wilson, James G. Thomas Jr., and Ann J. Abadie. Sponsored by The Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. (Rev. ed. of Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, 1989). V. 1. Religion -- v. 2. Geography -- v. 3. History -- v. 4. Myth, Manners, and Memory -- v. 5. Language -- v. 6. Ethnicity -- v. 7. Foodways -- v. 8. Environment -- v. 9. Literature -- v. 10. Law & Politics -- v. 11. Agriculture and Industry -- v. 12. Music -- v. 13. Gender -- v. 14. Folklife -- v. 15. Urbanization.
New Georgia Encyclopedia, The. 2004. [Internet resource, continually updated. “Articles, images, sound, and moving image material as well as links to other Web sites related to the history, culture, and life of the state”]. Athens: Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press. http://www.newgeorgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Home.jsp.
Noe, Kenneth W. 2002. “Appalachia Before Mr. Peabody: Some Recent Literature on the Southern Mountain Region” [narrative accounting of landmark studies since the 1970s]. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 110 (no. 1): 5-34.
Northern Appalachia [W.Va., Ohio, Pa., N.Y.]. 1997. Special issue, Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 14 (Winter): 1-48.
Now & Then Magazine. 2003. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 20, nos. 2-3 (Summer/Winter): 57-64. [20th anniversary tribute essays from past and present editors in this possibly final issue, by Nancy Fischman, Fred Waage, Pat Arnow, Laurene Scalf, Linda Parsons Marion, and Marianne Worthington; includes list of issue titles].
Obermiller, Phillip J., and Michael E. Maloney, eds. 2002. Appalachia: Social Context Past and Present [textbook anthology: 39 chapters plus selected bibliographies]. 4th ed., with a foreword by Loyal Jones. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt. 450 pp.
Obermiller, Phillip J., and Michael E. Maloney, eds. 2007. Appalachia: Social Context Past and Present. 5th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt. 416 pp. Standard textbook with 37 authoritative essays arranged under the following headings: I. What Is Appalachia? II. Appalachian Diversity. III. Migration and Urbanization. IV. Appalachian Stereotypes. V. The New Appalachian Culture. VI. Health and the Environment. VII. The Political Economy of Appalachia. VIII. Policy Issues. IX. Resistance and Community Organizing. X. References. XI. Appalachian Studies Bibliography. XII. Selected Films. XIII. Selected Websites.
Ohio Historical Society. 2005. Ohio History Central: An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History [indexed by location (Southeast Ohio), topic, media, time period, category]. Columbus: Ohio Historical Society, begun 1998, updated regularly. http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/ohc/.
Oxendine, Jill. 2006. “On Creating an Encyclopedia of Appalachia” [managing editor; Encyclopedia of Appalachia, University of Tennessee Press, 2006]. Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 22, no. 1 (Spring): 43-45.
Perkins, Alfred. 1995. “John Stephenson and the College of Appalachia: A Chronicle and a Tribute.” Appalachian Heritage 23 (Spring): 19-23.
Powell, William Stevens, and Jay Mazzocchi, eds. 2006. Encyclopedia of North Carolina [2000 entries by 550 contributors, 400 illustrations]. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1314 pp.
Pudup, Mary Beth, ed. 1995. Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 391 pp.
Raine, James Watt. 1997 [1924; 1969]. The Land of Saddle-Bags: A Study of the Mountain People of Appalachia. Foreword by Dwight Billings [pp. ix-xliv]. Reprint. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 260 pp.
Rehder, John B. 2004. Appalachian Folkways [cultural milieu; chapters cover public image, geography, ethnicity, architecture, jobs, foodways, folk remedies, music, art, festivals, and speech]. Creating the North American Landscape. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 353 pp.
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