Folk medical lexicon of South Central Appalachia

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Published by History of Medicine Society of Appalachia, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee Humanities Council in Johnson City, Tenn, Nashville, Tenn .

Written in English

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  • Appalachian Region, Southern

Subjects:

  • English language -- Dialects -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Popular culture -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Dictionaries.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Dictionaries.,
  • Americanisms -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Dictionaries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 13-15).

Book details

Statementeditor, Anthony Cavender ; associate editors, Janet Fisher ... [et al.].
SeriesMiscellaneous paper / History of Medicine Society of Appalachia ;, no. 1, Miscellaneous paper (History of Medicine Society of Appalachia) ;, no. 1.
ContributionsCavender, Anthony., History of Medicine Society of Appalachia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE2970.A6 F64 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1612250M
LC Control Number91152280

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RAA4 K43. Subregions in Appalachia. The Appalachian subregions are contiguous regions of relatively homogeneous characteristics (topography, demographics, and economics) within Appalachia.

This classification was developed in the early history of the ARC and provides a basis for subregional analysis. ARC revised the classification in November by. A Folk Medical Lexicon of South Central Appalachia. Anthony P. Cavender, ed. Johnson City: History of Medicine Society of Appalachia, James H.

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Treatments and healers are fully described, as well as beliefs and customs/5(7). Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia a "historical construction of the folk medical beliefs and practices common in Southern Appalachia from the late nineteenth century to the Second World War" (p.

xiv). shift from historical construction to the theme of persistence and change in the folk-medical tradition. The book can be described as. Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia By Anthony Cavender (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, ) ( pages; $55 cloth; $ paper) In Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia, Anthony Cavender aims to increase our understanding of traditional and current beliefs about illness and Healthcare practices.

A Folk Medical Lexicon of South Central Appalachia. History of Medicine Society of Appalachia, Misc. Paper No. Johnson City, TN:East TN State University, Based on field research in the area of Upper East Tennessee, this publication presents a word list of colloquial terms referring to diseases and medical conditions.

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachian Fiction by Catherine B. Strain The region of Southern Appalachia, long known for its colorful storytellers, is also rich in folk medical lore and practice. In their Appalachian novels, Lucy Furman, Emma Bell Miles, Mildred Haun, Catherine Marshall, Harriette Arnow, Lee Smith, and Charles Frazier, featureCited by: 1.

South Carolina is not typically considered Appalachian, but southern coastal." However, if it takes place in the Appalachian Mountains, it is Appalachian.

Just as Va, NC, Maryland, Ky, Ga, AL and TN all have areas outside of the Appalachian chain, in fact most of the these states are not in Appalachia.

Appalachia is not a group of particular. Annotated Bibliography on Southern Appalachian English. Michael Montgomery and Paul Reed. The following bibliography identifies and briefly encapsulates in an annotation the content of articles, chapters, books, and other publications concerned with some aspect of the English of southern and central Appalachia from West Virginia south to Georgia.

Appalachia is one of the most biodiverse areas to the United States, due to its biogeography, plant and human migration patterns, and abundance of microhabitats. It also boasts a huge selection of edible and medicinal wild plants, as well as a temperate climate suited to growing a wide variety of crops.

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A Folk Medical Lexicon of South Central Appalachia. History of Medicine Society of Appalachia, Miscellaneous Paper, no. 1 by Anthony Cavender (pp. It consists of most of Pennsylvania and a fan-shaped territory to the south and southwest. Tne North Midland encompasses Pennsylvania, much of West Virginia, western Maryland, and so forth.

The South Midland (or Upper South) region consists of Central and Southern Appalachia and surrounding parts of Kentucky, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama. Black Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia by Steve Crowder This study is an exploration of existing informal health care beliefs and practices of blacks in Southern Appalachia and how they compare with the majority white population.

How regional black folk belief systems compare to those documented in other parts of the country is also by: 1. Appalachian music is the music of the region of Appalachia in the Eastern United States. It is derived from various European and African influences, including English ballads, Irish and Scottish traditional music (especially fiddle music), hymns, and African-American recorded in the s, Appalachian musicians were a key influence on the early development of Old-time music Cultural origins: 18th century, Appalachia, United States.

Phyllis Light, in an interview by Jesse Wolf Hardin, discusses her background and practice in Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine. The Truth About Appalachia A conversation with historian Elizabeth Catte, author of a new book that upends narratives about a region that has been dubbed Trump Country.

Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia. While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern Counties or county-equivalents: - Explore applaw's board "Books About Appalachia" on Pinterest.

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Appalachia has a. Cavender, A. “Folk Medical Uses of Plant Foods in Southern Appalachia.” Journal of Ethnopharmacology, November(1): Available through ASU Journal Database.

Crellin J. “American Medical Botany (Boston, ).” Bulletin of the History of Medicine [serial. A Folk Medical Lexicon of South Central Appalachia, the first effort of a new publishing venture by the History of Medicine Society of Appalachia, is most welcome.

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1, History of Medicine Society of Appalachia. Johnson City:. The cover image of Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia is shown at right. The book is described at as: “ the first comprehensive exploration of the history and practice of folk medicine in the Appalachian region.” “ Anthony Cavender melds folklore, medical anthropology, and Appalachian history and draws extensively on.

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Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. Vance. If you have read the essay about my mother, then you know that I have been critical of this book. I believe Vance focuses too much on an oversimplified and stereotypical view of the region's culture while assigning very little blame to those who have systematically exploited Appalachia for generations leaving poverty, heartache, and fatalism in their path.Article.

Article. The term "Appalachian music" is in truth an artificial category, created and defined by a small group of scholars in the early twentieth century, but bearing only a limited relationship to the actual musical activity of people living in the Appalachian mountains.

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