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The Electronic Front Porch: An Oral History of the Arrival of Modern Media in Rural Appalachia and the Melungeon Community

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The Electronic Front Porch examines the arrival of radio and television in Appalachia, and the Internet's role in the Melungeon community. It contributes to a variety of disciplines, including media, Appalachian, and popular culture studies, in addition to oral, Southern, and American history

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Podber (mass communication and media arts, Southern Illinois U. at Carbondale) examines the impact of communication technologies on Melungeon communities in rural Appalachia through oral history. He focuses on the impact of radio, television, and the Internet on constructions of identity and formations of community. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881460896
Author:
Podber, Jacob J.
Publisher:
Mercer University Press
Author:
Podber, Jacob J.
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
History
Subject:
Media Studies - Electronic Media
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Mass media -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Internet - Social aspects
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Melungeons: History, Culture, Ethnicity, & Literature
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
166
Dimensions:
9.04x6.33x.71 in. .98 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Americana » Appalachians
History and Social Science » Americana » Southern States
History and Social Science » Sociology » Media
History and Social Science » World History » General

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