Seedtime on the Cumberland

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Harriette Arnow's roots ran deep into the Cumberland River country of Kentucky and Tennessee, and out of her closeness to that land and its people comes this remarkable history. The first of two companion volumes, Seedtime on the Cumberland captures the triumphs and tragedies of everyday life on the frontier, a place where the land both promised and demanded much. In the years between 1780 and 1803, this part of the country presented tremendous opportunity to those who endeavored to make a new life there. Drawing on an extensive body of primary sources-including family journals, court records, and personal inventories-Arnow paints a stirring portrait of these intrepid people. Like the midden at some ancient archaeological site, these accumulated items become a treasure awaiting the insight and organization of an interpreter. Arnow also draws on a medium she believed in unerringly-oral history, the rich tradition that shaped so much of her own family and regional experience. A classic study of the Old Southwest, Seedtime on the Cumberland documents with stirring perceptiveness the opening of the Appalachian frontier, the intersection of settlers and Native Americans, and the harsh conditions of life in the borderlands.
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subject_facet Cumberland River (Ky. and Tenn.), Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.) -- History, Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.) -- Social life and customs, Electronic books, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life -- Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.), Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky, Frontier and pioneer life -- Tennessee, History, Manners and customs, SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural, United States -- Cumberland River Valley
title_display Seedtime on the Cumberland
title_full Seedtime on the Cumberland / Harriette Simpson Arnow ; [introduction by Sandra L. Ballard], Seedtime on the Cumberland Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson, 1908-1986., Seedtime on the Cumberland [electronic resource] / Harriette Simpson Arnow ; [introduction by Sandra L. Ballard]
title_short Seedtime on the Cumberland
topic_facet Anthropology, Cultural, Frontier and pioneer life, History, Manners and customs, SOCIAL SCIENCE, Social life and customs