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Legends and Lore of Southern Illinois (Shawnee Classics) ePub download

by John W. Allen

  • Author: John W. Allen
  • ISBN: 0809329670
  • ISBN13: 978-0809329670
  • ePub: 1802 kb | FB2: 1612 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press (February 24, 2010)
  • Pages: 440
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Legends and Lore of Southern Illinois (Shawnee Classics) ePub download

From 1953 to 1967 Allen wrote a weekly series of articles about southern Illinois that were circulated by more than three hundred newspapers.

Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). From 1953 to 1967 Allen wrote a weekly series of articles about southern Illinois that were circulated by more than three hundred newspapers. Series: Shawnee Classics.

Originally published in 1963, Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these . Also In The Shawnee Classics Series.

Originally published in 1963, Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore. During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the state. In the 1950s and ‘60s, John W. Allen told the people of southern Illinois about themselves-about their region, its history, and its folkways-in his series of newspaper articles, It Happened in Southern Illinois.

in 1963, "Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois" brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore. During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the state

in 1963, "Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois" brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore.

Allen, John W. Legends and lore of southern Illinois, Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press . Legends and lore of southern Illinois, Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1963. The French Quarter: The Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld, 1936. Jackson, Shadrach L. The life of Logan Belt he noted desperado of Southern Illinois : a complete life history of the most daring desperado ever know to civilization ; a true and vividly written narrative. Cave-in-Rock, IL, 1888. Rothert, Otto A. The Outlaws of Cave-In-Rock, Otto A. Rothert, Cleveland 1924; rpt.

In the 1950s and John W. Allen told the people of southern Illinois about themselves-about their region, its history, and its folkways-in his series of newspaper articles, "It Happened in Southern Illinois.

Coauthors & Alternates.

Paul Dreifuss, His Holiday Abroad (1882). ISBN 9781166986780 (978-1-166-98678-0) Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010. Coauthors & Alternates.

Cobden is located near the crest of the Shawnee Hills. Allen, John W. Legends and Lore of Southern Illinois, 1963, p. 355. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. It is in "Cobden Col", a valley cut into rock by water near the summit of this ancient mountain range. Approximately 100,000 years ago, the Illinoian ice sheet covered almost all of Illinois. As it pushed south, the ice sheet climbed the Shawnee Mountains. The height of the ice sheet was much greater than that of the mountains. It stopped before it reached their summits. Illinois Central Railroad Company.

Southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest and its surrounds provide an. .Congratulations to all. Shawnee Hills Wine Trail wineries that brought home some new hardware from the 2019 Indy International Wine Competition. Cheers to amazing Illinois wines!

Southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest and its surrounds provide an under-the-radar outdoor mecca loaded with après options, including w. Cheers to amazing Illinois wines!

Neely presents the tales under the following headings: local legends .

For admission into this collection, first published in 1938, Neely required only that tales and songs - whether homegrown or transplanted from the great body of world lore - have taken root somehow in the area of southern Illinois known as Egypt. Neely presents the tales under the following headings: local legends, humorous tales, graveyard stories, ghost stories, witchcraft, treasure troves, and European folktales. The tales are oral history, featuring a narrator we can probably visualize and can certainly hear because each storyteller has a very individual voice. Charles Neely was an assistant professor of English at Southern Illinois Normal University from 1932 until 1937.

In the 1950s and ‘60s, John W. Allen told the people of southern Illinois about themselves—about their region, its history, and its folkways—in his series of newspaper articles, “It Happened in Southern Illinois.” Each installment of the series depicted a single item of interest—a town, a building, an enterprise, a person, an event, a custom.  Originally published in 1963, Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore.

During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the state. But the advent of the steamboat and the building of the National Road made the lands to the west and north more easily accessible, and the later settlers struck out for the more expansive and fertile prairies. The effect of this movement was to isolate that section of the state known as Egypt and halt its development, creating what Allen termed “an historical eddy.” Bypassed as it was by the main current of westward expansion and economic growth, its culture changed very slowly. Methods, practices, and the tools of the pioneer continued in use for a long time. The improved highways and better means of communication of the twentieth century brought a marked change upon the region, and daily life no longer differed materially from that of other areas.

            Against such a cultural and historical backdrop, Mr. Allen wrote these sketches of the people of southern Illinois—of their folkways and beliefs, their endeavors, successes, failures, and tragedies, and of the land to which they came.  There are stories here of slaves and their masters, criminals, wandering peddlers, politicians, law courts and vigilantes, and of boat races on the rivers. Allen also looks at the region’s earlier history, describing American Indian ruins, monuments, and artifacts as well as the native population’s encounters with European settlers.

            Many of the vestiges of the region’s past culture have all but disappeared, surviving only in museums and in the written record. This new paperback edition of Legends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings that past culture to life again in Allen’s descriptive, engaging style.