Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Good Old Fashion Misrepresentation

In Charles Alan Watkins’ writing “Merchandising the Mountaineer” he writes about how anything can be misrepresented. He specifically talks about a¬† publishing company who sold books on the Appalachia. Even though the book began as an accurate depiction of the … Continue reading

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The Appalachian Shift

This week in class, a large topic of discussion was the Civil War and its effects on the Appalachian Region. Throughout the discussion and the readings we learned the Civil War was an exceptionally¬†hard time in the Appalachia. Gordon B. … Continue reading

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Ghosts Defining a Region

In John Alexander Williams’ “Ghosts, Boundaries, and Names” he talks about ghosts, more specifically the names of people, who live on in cities, towns, and landmarks. These ghosts make these areas specific and unique, and make theses Appalachian regions different. … Continue reading

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Pushing the Native Americans out of the Appalachia

Welcome! This blog is written by a student (Me, Jason) in the Appalachia about the Appalachia. This blog will consist of responses and experiences in the Appalachia and from readings about the Appalachia. This week I read a couple short … Continue reading

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