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Yesterday"s people; life in contemporary Appalachia

by Jack E. Weller

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Published by University of Kentucky Press in [Lexington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region
    • Subjects:
    • Appalachians (People),
    • Appalachian Region -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby Jack E. Weller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF210 .W43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5953535M
      LC Control Number65027012

      Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia. Weller, Jack E. The author attempts to describe life in contemporary Appalachia on the basis of his service as a minister in the mountain region of the area for thirteen years. Included is an interpretation of the individualism, traditionalism, fatalism, and personal orientation which. Get this from a library! Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia.. [Jack E Weller].

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Our culture that is reviewed and described in "Yesterday's People" is not mocked, but provides insight into its value and problems. This book is still pertinent today as when it was written during the s. I am a proud Appalachian and it helped me understand /5(23).

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What people are saying - 5/5(1). This book does not present a fair representation of Appalachia or its people. It is just one of a long line of books, essays, and flims that present Appalachia as a "strange place and a peculiar people"/5. Our culture that is reviewed and described in "Yesterday's People" is not mocked, but provides insight into its value and problems.

This book is still pertinent today as when it was written during the s. I am a proud Appalachian and it helped me understand /5(24). Buy a cheap copy of Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary book by Jack E. Weller. The distinctive way of life of the Southern Appalachian people has often been criticized, romanticized or derided, but rarely has it been understood.

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This book of stories celebrates people who have a magnetism, a tenacity, a personal vision, an independence, and a self-sufficiency that elude most of us today. All sellers» Yesterday's People. Yesterday's People, the fruit of many years' labor in the mountains, reveals the fears, anxieties, and hopes that underlie the mountaineers' way of thinking and acting, and thereby shape their.

Our culture that is reviewed and described in "Yesterday's People" is not mocked, but provides insight into its value and problems. This book is still pertinent today as when it was written during the s.

I am a proud Appalachian and it helped me understand /5. Yesterday's people: life in contemporary Appalachia. [Jack E Weller] -- Weller explores aspects of mountain life such as culture, society, community, church, and family.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Yesterday’s People, the fruit of many years’ labor in the mountains, reveals the fears, anxieties, and hopes that underlie the mountaineers’ way of thinking and acting, and thereby shape their relationships in family and by:   The distinctive way of life of the Southern Appalachian people has often been criticized, romanticized or derided, but rarely has it been understood.

Yesterday's People, the fruit of many years' labor in the mountains, reveals the fears, anxieties, and hopes that underlie the mountaineers' way Price: $   An excellent resource to read in preparation for and during ministry in Appalachia is Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia by Jack E.

Weller and published by The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. You can order the book through most bookstores. Often, photographers and journalists capture a version of Appalachia that is not a place – a vast geographic region covering 13 states with more than 25 million people – but a social and moral.

Appalachia has come a long way in the past five decades: its poverty rate, 31 percent inwas 17 percent over the – period. Appalachia. Get this from a library. Yesterday's people: life in contemporary Appalachia. [Jack E Weller]. This book, Ray Hicks and the Jack Tales, is an interesting and informative look at our oral tradition and Ray Hicks.

It discusses the life of a fascinating Appalachian storyteller, Ray Hicks, and his witty, humerous stories that are also filled with subtle wisdom. The book also includes a discussion on the development of oral narratives. Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Jack E.

Weller. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, with the collaboration of the Council of the Southern Mountains, pp. $ This is an x inch Soft Cover Book. The Book is: Yesterday's People: Life In Contemporary Appalachia Mountainer by Jack Weller - Book was published in by University of Kentucky Press.

Book is a First Edition. Book has pages. Book has no B&W illustrations. Book is in Good s clean with just typical shelf wear - corner and edge Rating: % positive. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Weller, Jack E.

Yesterday's people; life in contemporary Appalachia. [Lexington] University of Kentucky Press [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jack E Weller.Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia.

By Jack E. Weller. Published: University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, KY, pp. Hardcover in original binding and dust jacket. Text is complete, clean and unmarked.

Not Rating: % positive.First published inthis book has been an indispensable guide for all who seek to study, work or live within the Appalachian day's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia (Paperback)Brand: Jack E Weller.