The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music

The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music By David E. Whisnant Vol. 5, No. 1, 1983, pp. 20-24 The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music, selected and annotated by Bill Malone (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1981). Eight LP or cassette

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Letting Loose of Liberalism: Some Thoughts on Cultural Work and the Limits of Polite Discourse

Letting Loose of Liberalism: Some Thoughts on Cultural Work and the Limits of Polite Discourse By David E. Whisnant Vol. 12, No. 3, 1990, pp. 1-11 IN Walker Percy’s story “The Last Donahue Show,” the topic of the day is

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Sandinistas and Mountaineers: Cultural Politics in Appalachia and Nicaragua

Sandinistas and Mountaineers: Cultural Politics in Appalachia and Nicaragua By David E. Whisnant Vol. 14, No. 4, 1992, pp. 4-15 The story I begin with will be familiar to you: the government needed both revenue and a way to exert

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Gone Country: Cecelia Tichi and the Politics of Writing About Country Music

Gone Country: Cecelia Tichi and the Politics of Writing About Country Music By David E. Whisnant Vol. 17, No. 1, 1995 pp. 4-10 Cecelia Tichi, High Lonesome: The American Culture of Country Music. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,

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