Maurice Brooks, often called "Dr. Appalachia", shares his knowledge of the wildlife, plants, and geology of the Appalachian Region.
Medicinal Plants (Peterson Field Guide)
This field guide tells how to identify 500 medicinal plants and also discusses both the folk remedies and scientifically proven uses.
The Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania & Kentucky
This book records with vivid details the stories behind the early settlements and the outstanding contributions of the Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
Night Comes To The Cumberlands
Night Comes To The Cumberlands gives the background on how this rich and beautiful land was changed and became the first frontier in the war on poverty.
Home Sweet Home Kentucky
Home Sweet Home Kentucky will give you a taste of the essence of Kentucky and the good people who make the Commonwealth unique.
Mr. Hatefield, a distant cousin to Devil Anse, adds personal details and additional information to the history of the feud. Included are a genealogy of the McCoys, a map of the feuding story and a genealogy section.
Boone A Biography
Robert Morgan reveals the complex character of Daniel Boone whose heroic life was far stranger and more fascinating than the myths that surround him. You follow Boone as he leads early pioneers over the western mountains to the rich and beautiful lands of Kentucky.
Any one of this series of books will give you insight into the customs and culture of the Appalachian people. Each book covers topics related to daily living of the people in the mountains. Topics vary from quilting, weaving, canning, hog slaughtering, shoe making, musical instrument construction, home made games, storytelling, shearing sheep and a multitude of other affairs of plain living.
American Folk Medicine
In this book you will find folk remedies used by Americans since the time of our Founding Fathers.
The Hatefields & the McCoys
The book uses court records, public documents, official correspondence, etc. to present an account of one of the most well know feuds in history. Mr. Rice gives new meaning to the origins and progress of the feud.
The Frontiersmen tells the story of Wilderness America, its penetration and settlement. Many well known frontiersmen such as Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark, Simon Girty and Simon Kenton are included in this book.