The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia
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The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia

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ISBN-13:
9780521655460
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2000
Seiten:
452
Autor:
Dwight B. Billings
Gewicht:
658 g
Format:
229x152x26 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Kathleen Blee and Dwight Billings examine the social dynamics of persistently poor rural communities.
List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface and acknowledgments; Part I. Public Policy and Historical Sociology: 1. Introduction; Part II. Antebellum Capitalist Markets: 2. Fronier Kentucky in the capitalist world system; 3. Industry, commerce, and slaveholding; Part III. Antebellum State Coercion: 4. State making and the origins of elite conflict; Part IV. Cultural Strategies: 5. The patriarchal moral economy of agriculture; 6. Racial dynamics and the creation of poverty; Part V. Postbellum Capitalist Markets and the Local State: 7. From marginality to integration; 8. Feud violence; 9. Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Kathleen Blee and Dwight Billings examine the social dynamics of persistently poor rural communities.