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Appalachia in Regional ContextPlace Matters$
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Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780813175324

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.001.0001

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Place Matters

Place Matters

Chapter:
(p.3) Introduction Place Matters
Source:
Appalachia in Regional Context
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Dwight B. Billings

Ann E. Kingsolver

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0001

The editors discuss how this collection grew out of a two-year lecture series, “Place Matters,” at the University of Kentucky as well as a session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association titled “Teaching Region,” and they describe how the interdisciplinary contributions in this volume reflect the broad, collaborative conversations among scholars, activists, and artists that constitute Appalachian studies. They discuss ways in which this volume illustrates diversity and agency within the region, through the lens of place. They contest the binary opposition between local places and global processes to suggest how a focus on region provides insights into the distinct ways in which the local and global are articulated, and they provide a brief overview of the chapters and themes in the rest of the book.

Keywords:   Appalachian studies, global processes, region, place, interdisciplinarity, activism

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