Long Steel Rail

Written By Norm Cohen
Long Steel Rail
  • Publsiher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 15 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
  • Pages : 710 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Long Steel Rail written by Norm Cohen which was release on 15 August 2022, this book published by University of Illinois Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Impeccable scholarship and lavish illustration mark this landmark study of American railroad folksong. Norm Cohen provides a sweeping discussion of the human aspects of railroad history, railroad folklore, and the evolution of the American folksong. The heart of the book is a detailed analysis of eighty-five songs, from "John Henry" and "The Wabash Cannonball" to "Hell-Bound Train" and "Casey Jones," with their music, sources, history, and variations, and discographies. A substantial new introduction updates this edition.

Long Steel Rail

Long Steel Rail
  • Author : Norm Cohen
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 710
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Impeccable scholarship and lavish illustration mark this landmark study of American railroad folksong. Norm Cohen provides a sweeping discussion of the human aspects of railroad history, railroad folklore, and the evolution of the American folksong. The heart of the book is a detailed analysis of eighty-five songs, from "John Henry" ...

Wasn t That a Mighty Day

Wasn   t That a Mighty Day
  • Author : Luigi Monge
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2022-09-15
  • Total pages : 497
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Wasn’t That a Mighty Day: African American Blues and Gospel Songs on Disaster takes a comprehensive look at sacred and secular disaster songs, shining a spotlight on their historical and cultural importance. Featuring newly transcribed lyrics, the book offers sustained attention to how both Black and white communities responded ...

A Question of Manhood The 19th century from emancipation to Jim Crow

A Question of Manhood  The 19th century   from emancipation to Jim Crow
  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine,Earnestine Jenkins,Earnestine L. Jenkins
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 503
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : The writings included in volume two cover themes in the lives of black men that touch on leadership, work and the professions, family and community, sports and the military, and the image of black men in the larger society....

The Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute

The Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute
  • Author : Iron and Steel Institute
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Includes the institute's Proceedings....

Steel Drivin Man

Steel Drivin  Man
  • Author : Scott Reynolds Nelson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-09-28
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : The ballad "John Henry" is the most recorded folk song in American history and John Henry--the mighty railroad man who could blast through rock faster than a steam drill--is a towering figure in our culture. In Steel Drivin' Man, Scott Reynolds Nelson recounts the true story of the man behind ...

Railroad Gazette

Railroad Gazette
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1890
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Download or read online Railroad Gazette written by , published by which was released on 1890. Get Railroad Gazette Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Mineral Resources of the United States

Mineral Resources of the United States
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1902
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Download or read online Mineral Resources of the United States written by , published by which was released on 1902. Get Mineral Resources of the United States Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin

Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin
  • Author : Wisconsin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1880
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Van Nostrand s Eclectic Engineering Magazine

Van Nostrand s Eclectic Engineering Magazine
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Together by Accident

Together by Accident
  • Author : Stephanie C. Palmer
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2008-12-16
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : This fascinating account of the regional travel accident motif within American local color literature offers a reassessment of the cultural work done by authors writing during the Gilded Age. Stephanie C. Palmer shows how events like broken carriage wheels and missed trains were used by local color authors to bring ...

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1868
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Download or read online Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers written by , published by which was released on 1868. Get Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Short Stories By Archie

Short Stories By Archie
  • Author : Archie Matthews
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-01-02
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : My name is Archie Matthews I and my family have a long history of telling tales around the fire at family gatherings. I’ve grown up listening to thousands of tales, handed down from generation to generation. Once in a while a family member might experience a new adventure that ...

Engineering and Mining Journal

Engineering and Mining Journal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1889
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Science News

Science News
  • Author : Ernest Ingersoll,William Cornelius Wyckoff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1878
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Download or read online Science News written by Ernest Ingersoll,William Cornelius Wyckoff, published by which was released on 1878. Get Science News Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Anglo American Ballad

The Anglo American Ballad
  • Author : Dianne Dugaw
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9780252068812
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Summary : Originally published in 1995. This book’s collection of key essays presents a coherent overview of touchstone statements and issues in the study of Anglo-American popular ballad traditions and suggests ways this panoramic view affords us a look at Euro-American scholarship’s questions, concerns and methods. The study of ballads in ...