Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers & Their Image

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2002 - History - 340 pages
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The Ozark region, located in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri, has long been the domain of the folklorist and the travel writer--a circumstance that has helped shroud its history in stereotype and misunderstanding. With Hill Folks, Brooks Bl
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART ONE BEGINNINGS
9
The Other Southern Highlands
11
Southerners Midwesterners and Mountaineers
30
Life beyond the Leatherwoods
49
PART TWO TRANSITIONS AND DISCOVERIES
69
Big Dreams Brief Diversions
71
The Making of the Migrant
90
PART TREE ENDINGS AND TRADITIONS
145
Fallow Are the Hills
147
Modernization and Migration
179
From the Smokehouse to the Stage
219
Conclusion
271
Notes
275
Bibliography
307
Index
325

In the Land of a Million Smiles
119

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Brooks Blevins is Endowed Associate Professor of Ozarks Studies at Missouri State University.

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