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Hill Folks A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image by Brooks Blevins

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Ozark Mountains Region,
  • Arkansas - Local History,
  • Social History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • History: American,
  • Arkansas,
  • Ozarkers,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • History,
  • Social conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9828883M
ISBN 100807826758
ISBN 109780807826751

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