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The Resource Becoming Melungeon : Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South, (electronic resource)

Becoming Melungeon : Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South, (electronic resource)

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Becoming Melungeon : Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South
Title
Becoming Melungeon
Title remainder
Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Appalachian legend describes a mysterious, multiethnic population of exotic, dark-skinned rogues called Melungeons who rejected the outside world and lived in the remote, rugged mountains in the farthest corner of northeast Tennessee. The allegedly unknown origins of these Melungeons are part of what drove this legend and generated myriad exotic origin theories. Though nobody self-identified as Melungeon before the 1960s, by the 1990s "Melungeonness" had become a full-fledged cultural phenomenon, resulting in a zealous online community and annual meetings where self-identified Melungeons ga
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Schrift, Melissa
Dewey number
  • 305.8/05074
  • 305.805074
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Melungeons
  • Melungeons
  • Melungeons
Label
Becoming Melungeon : Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Race, Identity, and the Melungeon Legend; Chapter 1: Inventing the Melungeons; Chapter 2: Melungeons and Media Representation; Chapter 3: Playing the First Melungeons; Chapter 4: Becoming Melungeon; Chapter 5: The Mediterranean Mystique; Chapter 6: The Melungeon Core; Closing Thoughts; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn830162286
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803271616
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830162286
Label
Becoming Melungeon : Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Race, Identity, and the Melungeon Legend; Chapter 1: Inventing the Melungeons; Chapter 2: Melungeons and Media Representation; Chapter 3: Playing the First Melungeons; Chapter 4: Becoming Melungeon; Chapter 5: The Mediterranean Mystique; Chapter 6: The Melungeon Core; Closing Thoughts; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
ocn830162286
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803271616
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830162286

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