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Who are these mountain people?

Levi W. Powell

Who are these mountain people?

An intimate historical account of southern Appalachia.

by Levi W. Powell

  • 164 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Exposition in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Appalachians (People),
    • Appalachian Region, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      (Exposition-Lochinvar bk.)

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF210 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p.
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5975680M
      LC Control Number66001461
      OCLC/WorldCa264925

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