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The Resource Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history, Melissa Walker

Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history, Melissa Walker

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Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history
Title
Southern farmers and their stories
Title remainder
memory and meaning in oral history
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Walker
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Language
eng
Summary
Examining oral history narratives of more than five hundred farmers from all the southern states, Melissa Walker explores how farmers recall their agrarian past and the lessons that they draw from that past. These farmers understood that their way of life was passing--indeed many of them would be pushed off the land forever--and so they told stories to preserve a sense that their way of life mattered. Landowners and sharecroppers; native-born farmers and immigrants, African Americans and whites; and men and women narrate the compelling story of how the rural South was modernized in the twentie
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New directions in southern history
Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history, Melissa Walker
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Southern farmers and their stories : memory and meaning in oral history, Melissa Walker
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcst4
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Three southern farmers tell their stories -- Rural Southerners and the community of memory -- Memory and the nature of transformation -- Memory and the meaning of change -- The present shapes stories about the past
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1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages).
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online
Isbn
9780813134789
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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