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Walking Toward the Sunset: the Melungeons of Appalachia (P250/Mrc)

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ISBN-10: 0865548692

ISBN-13: 9780865548695

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wayne Winkler

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Walking toward the Sunset is a historical examination of the Melungeons, a mixed race group predominantly in southern Appalachia. Author Wayne Winkler reviews theories about the Melungeons compares the Melungeons with other mixed-race groups, and incorporates the latest scientific research to present a comprehensive portrait. In his telling portrait, Winkler examines the history of the Melungeons and the ongoing controversy surrounding their mysterious origins. Employing historical records, news reports over almost two centuries, and personal interviews, Winkler tells the fascinating story of a people who did not fit the rigid racial categories of American society. Along the way, Winkler…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication date: 2/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Photographsp. xv
A Raceless Peoplep. 1
Race and Conquest on the Eastern Seaboardp. 30
Will Allen Dromgoole and the Arena Articlesp. 84
Scientific Racismp. 103
A Time of Transitionp. 147
Into the Twenty-First Centuryp. 204
Conclusions and Speculationsp. 242
Appendix Ap. 259
Appendix Bp. 270
Appendix Cp. 286
Sourcesp. 297
Indexp. 305
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