Drake, Richard B. A History of Appalachia
Lexington, KY University Press of Kentucky 2001 0813121698 / 9780813121697 Apparent First Edition Hardcover Very Good
292 pp., sources, index, 16 pp. black and white photographs. Spine very slightly slanted, scratch on back board. No jacket, apparently as issued. A bright, tight, attractive copy.
"The Appalachian region, extending from Alabama in the South up to the Allegheny highlands of Pennsylvania, has historically been characterized by its largely rural populations, its rich natural resources, and its undeveloped land. . . . Richard Drake offers a compelling social history of a unique American region."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall