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Mann, Ralph E

Assoc Professor Emerita/Emeritus


  • Assoc Professor Emerita/Emeritus, History

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  • Dr. Mann's current research is focused on subsistence and Civil War in the Appalachian South. Issues central to this research are: gender and farming, hunting and animals, guerrilla warfare and neighborhoods, the coming of mining and timbering, and the rise of a Progressive leadership. Questions of historical memory in a subliterate Appalachian society are also relevant. He also begun a project on Appalachian hunters and folkloric images of animals.


  • nineteenth century American history, Appalachian, Civil War, Western mining communities


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