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Author Banker, Mark T., 1951-

Title Appalachians all : East Tennesseans and the elusive history of an American region / Mark T. Banker

Publ Info Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  F442.1 .B365 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: East Tennessee insights into elusive Appalachia -- pt. 1. Before there was an Appalachia, 1750-1880. East Tennessee beginnings: Cherokee and pioneer legacies and the births of three representative communities -- Mid-nineteenth-century crises: from mainstream to margin in East Tennessee -- pt. 2. Appalachia discovered: insights from East Tennessee, 1870-1930. Queen city of the mountains: Knoxville and the vision of a new South -- New South realities: East Tennessee's hinterland's as resource producer for industrial America -- Appalachia on their minds: East Tennesseans and the discovery of an American region, 1875-1925 -- pt. 3. Appalachia, East Tennessee, and modern America, 1920-2006. East Tennessee from bad times to good times (for some), 1920-1965 -- Appalachia (slowly) awakens: a regional overview, 1920-1975 -- Coming home to a new Appalachia: the awakening in East Tennessee hinterlands, 1970-present -- The awakening in East Tennessee's leading city and an ongoing homecoming, 1970-present -- Epilogue: Reimagining Appalachia and ourselves
LC subject Appalachians (People) -- Tennessee, East -- Ethnic identity
Appalachians (People) -- Tennessee, East -- History
Tennessee, East -- History
ISBN 1572337869
9781572337862 (pbk)