Schwarzweller, Harry S., James S. Brown and J. J. Mangalam

ISBN 10: 0271011491 / ISBN 13: 9780271011493
Editore: The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park and London, 1971
Condizione: Fine Rilegato
Da Warren Berry (Ashville, NY, U.S.A.)

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Beige cloth with black design on front cover. 300 pages with index. As new condition in dustjacket with a very faint touch of wear to head of jacket spine. Codice inventario libreria 903781

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Casa editrice: The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park and London

Data di pubblicazione: 1971

Legatura: Hard Cover

Condizione libro:Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine

Edizione: First Edition.

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A result of almost three decades of research, this is a highly readable account of the people and families of an isolated mountain locality in eastern Kentucky as they struggled to adapt to the increasingly dismal economic and social conditions of Appalachia. Focusing with rare insight and compassion upon the families which finally moved from their subsistence-farming localities, this study details how they made the move and how they fared in the large industrial centers to the north. Mountain Families in Transition is a model study of the many ramifications, the intricacies, and the problems involved in the urban relocation of a mountain people long isolated from the mainstream of American society. In many ways this classic in the literature of sociology parallels accounts of the immigrant groups in America at the turn of the century.

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