The Mountain South from Slavery to Segregation
An important anthology. - Choice; ""To read this book is to see the southern mountains in a new way, as a place shared by white people and black people. This collection, with a fine introduction and first-rate essays, shows us a history of Appalachia that is sobering, heartening, and surprising."" - Edward L. Ayers, author of in the Presence of Mine Enemies; ""Inscoe has done a great service to Appalachian studies by pulling together under one cover such a balanced and well-integrated collection."" - Journal of Appalachian Studies; ""Valuable both for specialists studying Appalachia, the South, or race relations who need a handy survey of top recent work and also to anyone who wants a compact introduction to a wide range of excellent scholarship."" - Virginia Magazine
John C. Inscoe, professor of history at the University of Georgia, is the author or editor of several books, including The Heart of Confederate Appalachia, coauthored with Gordon B. McKinney.