Stewart, Bruce

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Can We Be Saved?: Edward Owings Guerrant and the Mission Movement on the Cumberland Plateau, 1861-1916 2012 5506 The purpose of this thesis is to study Edward Guerrant’s influence on the benevolence movement in eastern Kentucky. The importance of this work lies in the historiographical revisions made regarding the mission movement and the development of Appalac...
“Robin Hood of the Blue Ridge”: The Life, Legend, and Songs of Otto Wood, the Bandit 2012 7409 Otto Wood, a native of Wilkes County, North Carolina, became nationally known during the 1920s for his repetitive flights from the North Carolina State Prison. Wood began his rambling at an early age and spent his childhood years in the coalfields of...
Chasing the Good Ol’ Boys and Girls of Wilkes County, North Carolina 2013 13256 In the 1950s, Wilkes County, North Carolina, was known as the “Moonshine Capital of America,” a reputation of dubious distinction. Through integrated qualitative, empirical, and primary evidence, including personal interviews with former bootleggers,...
A Practitioner’s Guide to Applied Sustainability: Initial Explorations 2013 3026 For decades, coal has been king in central Appalachia. The people of this region have devoted their lives to providing energy to the nation, fueling the first and second industrial revolutions and providing nearly 40 percent of the energy used in the...
Mine Eyes Have Seen The Coming Of The Lord: A Brief History Of Appalachian Music And Mass Consumer Capitalism 2021 132 The commodification of Appalachian music coincided with the commodification of the Appalachian natural world in the 20th century. Mass consumer capitalism has come to direct human activities in Appalachia via the expropriation of Appalachian land and...
" ""A Little More Swinging and Upbeat:"" The Music Traditions of the Boone Mennonite Brethren Church" 2015 994 An African American neighborhood, known as Junaluska, formed in the mountains of Boone, North Carolina in the late 1800s. In 1918, a group of Krimmer Mennonite Brethren (KMB) missionaries established the Boone Mennonite Brethren Church (BMBC) there. ...
Appalachian Activists: The Civil Rights Movement In Asheville, North Carolina 2016 3820 While stories of the Civil Rights movement have been burned into the American consciousness through events that took place in large cities, such as, The March on Washington and the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, certain regions have been left out of the na...