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The Resource Something's rising : Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal, Silas House and Jason Howard ; foreword by Lee Smith

Something's rising : Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal, Silas House and Jason Howard ; foreword by Lee Smith

Label
Something's rising : Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal
Title
Something's rising
Title remainder
Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal
Statement of responsibility
Silas House and Jason Howard ; foreword by Lee Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Something's Rising collects oral histories from a diverse group of individuals from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia who are fighting mountaintop removal, an ecologically devastating form of coal mining. Taken together, these voices stand as a testament of what it means to be an Appalachian and demonstrate the value of preserving a culture's history and spirit through the stories of its people. The authors have chosen twelve unique voices including Jean Ritchie, the "mother of folk," who doesn't let her eighty-six years slow down her fighting spirit; Judy Bonds, a tough-talking
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
House, Silas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Howard, Jason
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountaintop removal mining
  • Landscape protection
  • Environmentalism
  • Celebrities
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • HISTORY
  • Celebrities
  • Ecology
  • Environmentalism
  • Landscape protection
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
Label
Something's rising : Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal, Silas House and Jason Howard ; foreword by Lee Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword / Lee Smith -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Jean Ritchie: the preservationist -- Denise Giardina: Mother Jones's great-granddaughter -- Bev May: little acts of greatness -- Carl Shoupe: union made -- Kathy Mattea: a light in the dark -- Judy Bonds: the endangered hillbilly -- Pat Hudson: called to action -- Jack Spadaro: Appalachian patriot -- Nathan Hall: a leader, not a follower -- Anne Shelby and Jessie Lynne Keltner: holy ground -- Larry Bush: the gathering storm -- Appendix A: Text of the petition letter circulated by coal companies against the Stream Saver Bill -- Appendix B: House Bill 164, the Stream Saver Bill, as introduced in February 2008 -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- About the authors
Control code
ocn317159370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173412
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hhkfd
  • 653ae487-23ec-48da-bbee-d3b69eda8ad5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317159370
Label
Something's rising : Appalachians fighting mountaintop removal, Silas House and Jason Howard ; foreword by Lee Smith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Foreword / Lee Smith -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Jean Ritchie: the preservationist -- Denise Giardina: Mother Jones's great-granddaughter -- Bev May: little acts of greatness -- Carl Shoupe: union made -- Kathy Mattea: a light in the dark -- Judy Bonds: the endangered hillbilly -- Pat Hudson: called to action -- Jack Spadaro: Appalachian patriot -- Nathan Hall: a leader, not a follower -- Anne Shelby and Jessie Lynne Keltner: holy ground -- Larry Bush: the gathering storm -- Appendix A: Text of the petition letter circulated by coal companies against the Stream Saver Bill -- Appendix B: House Bill 164, the Stream Saver Bill, as introduced in February 2008 -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- About the authors
Control code
ocn317159370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813173412
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hhkfd
  • 653ae487-23ec-48da-bbee-d3b69eda8ad5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317159370

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