Hill Folks

Hill Folks

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In the first comprehensive social history of the Arkansas Ozarks from the early 19th century through the end of the 20th century, Blevins examines settlement patterns, farming, economics, class, and tourism. He also explores the development of conflicting images of the Ozarks as a timeless arcadia peopled by quaint, homespun characters or a backward region filled with hillbillies.In Mammoth Spring, a vacant soda bottling plant was transformed into a poultry processing facility and egg station. ... back to Arkansas with instructions to buy another load of chickens and have them waiting upon his return.36 Within a year, anbsp;...

Title:Hill Folks
Author:Brooks Blevins
Publisher:Univ of North Carolina Press - 2002


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