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7 edition of The Arkansas Delta found in the catalog.

The Arkansas Delta

Land of Paradox

by Jeannie M. Whayne

  • 242 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Arkansas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local,
  • History: American,
  • Arkansas - Local History,
  • History - General History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - General,
  • Arkansas Delta (Ark.),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWillard B. Gatewood (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8598691M
    ISBN 101557282870
    ISBN 109781557282873
    OCLC/WorldCa27068257

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The Arkansas Delta is one of the six natural regions of the state of d B. Gatewood Jr., author of The Arkansas Delta: Land of Paradox, says that rich cotton lands of the Arkansas Delta make that area "The Deepest of the Deep South.".

The region runs along the Mississippi River from Eudora north to Blytheville and as far west as Little Rock. Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies focuses on the seven-state Mississippi River Delta. Interdisciplinary in scope, we welcome original contributions from all the humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, art history, folklore studies, history, literature, musicology, political science, and sociology.

We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. The Arkansas Delta has an incredibly rich history from musicians who called the state home to significant historical events to wonderful depictions on screen and in literature.

While you can't visit at the moment, this list of entertainment will help give you a taste of the Arkansas Delta. I grew up one county south of the area this book considers the "Arkansas Delta," and though I'm now a vegetarian living in California, I still found the book fascinating.

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"Cotton in My Sack, written by Lois Lensky, is based on the actual experiences of sharecroppers in the late s.

The setting of the book is in Mississippi County, Arkansas, in the Delta. Most of the sharecroppers in the United States during this time were white, but black and Hispanic sharecroppers were scattered about cotton : The Farmers Daughter.

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Sincethe program has collected over 9, books for elementary schools in the Arkansas Delta. Other Arkansas Reads schools include Mildred Jackson Elementary in Hughes (now consolidated), Marvell-Elaine Elementary in Marvell, and Whitten Elementary in Marianna.

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Various agricultural systems have been tried here. This collection of essays represents a large-scale attempt to characterize the long-neglected Arkansas Delta. The historical, social, economic, geographic, and cultural issues the authors address make it abundantly clear that the Delta—long thought to be a land of relative stasis—is actually changing quite by: 8.

The Upper Arkansas Delta is bordered by the Mississippi River. It was once home to American icons Ernest Hemingway and Johnny Cash and still packs plenty of culture.

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Both abundance and limitation characterized life in the Arkansas Delta. Considered by many to be a "sportsman's paradise," the Delta supplemented the diets of those living there and provided wild game and fish to far-flung markets.

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