By Olive Dame Campbell,Elizabeth M. Williams
In 1908 and 1909, famous social reformer and "songcatcher" Olive Dame Campbell traveled along with her husband, John C. Campbell, during the Southern Highlands sector of Appalachia to survey the social and fiscal stipulations in mountain groups. through the trip, Olive saved an in depth diary delivering a bright, interesting, and private account of the locations the couple visited, the folks they met, and the mountain cultures they encountered.
Although John C. Campbell's e-book, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is mentioned via approximately each pupil writing in regards to the zone, little has been released concerning the Campbells themselves and their position within the sociological, academic, and cultural background of Appalachia. during this severe variation, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary commonly obtainable to students and scholars for the 1st time. Appalachian Travels purely bargains a useful account of mountain society on the flip of the 20 th century.
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Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell by Olive Dame Campbell,Elizabeth M. Williams