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Selling Tradition: Appalachia and the Construction of an American Folk, 1930-1940

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The first half of the twentieth century witnessed a growing interest in America's folk heritage, as Americans began to enthusiastically collect, present, market, and consume the nation's folk traditions. Examining one of this century's most
prominent "folk revivals--the reemergence of Southern Appalachian handicraft traditions in the 1930s--Jane Becker unravels the cultural
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Paperback, 360 pages
Published September 28th 1998 by University of North Carolina Press (first published January 1st 1998)
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