Skip to content

What You Are Getting Wrong about Appalachia

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0998904147

ISBN-13: 9780998904146

Edition: 2018

Authors: Elizabeth Catte

List price: $28.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


In 2016, headlines declared Appalachia ground zero for America's "forgotten tribe" of white working class voters. Journalists flocked to the region to extract sympathetic profiles of families devastated by poverty, abandoned by establishment politics, and eager to consume cheap campaign promises. What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia is a frank assessment of America's recent fascination with the people and problems of the region. The book analyzes trends in contemporary writing on Appalachia, presents a brief history of Appalachia with an eye toward unpacking Appalachian stereotypes, and provides examples of writing, art, and policy created by Appalachians as opposed to for…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Belt Publishing
Publication date: 2/16/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 146
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English