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Katherine Jackson French : Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector
by Elizabeth Disavino




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The second woman to earn a PhD from Columbia University -- and the first from south of the Mason-Dixon Line to do so -- Kentucky native Katherine Jackson French broke boundaries. Her research kick-started a resurgence of Appalachian music that continues to this day, but French's collection of traditional Kentucky ballads, which should have been her crowning scholarly achievement, never saw print. Academic rivalries, gender prejudice, and broken promises set against a thirty-year feud known as

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Overview

The second woman to earn a PhD from Columbia University -- and the first from south of the Mason-Dixon Line to do so -- Kentucky native Katherine Jackson French broke boundaries. Her research kick-started a resurgence of Appalachian music that continues to this day, but French's collection of traditional Kentucky ballads, which should have been her crowning scholarly achievement, never saw print. Academic rivalries, gender prejudice, and broken promises set against a thirty-year feud known as


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  • ISBN-13: 9780813178523
  • ISBN-10: 0813178525
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
  • Publish Date: May 2020
  • Page Count: 274
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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