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Published by Appalachian Consortium Press in Boone, N.C .
Written in English



  • Appalachian Region, Southern


  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Pictorial works.,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kenneth Murray ; with introduction by Richard Blaustein.
LC ClassificationsF217.A65 M87 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2532848M
ISBN 100913239399
LC Control Number85013539

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