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Douglas E. Cantrell
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
My current research focuses on the new immigration into the coalfields of southern Appalachia, specifically the states of West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky.
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Kentucky
Former List Editor for H-Kentucky
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Degrees: B.A. History and Political Science, Berea College; M.A. History, University of Kentucky; completed 30 hours beyond the M.A. at the University of Kentucky.
Publications: Books--American Dreams and Reality: A Retelling of the American Story, vol. 1; Historical Perspectives: A Reader and Study Guide, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2; Kentucky Through the Centuries: A Collection of Documents and Essays; The Western Dream of Civilization, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2; The Western Dream of Civilizaton Study Guide, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2;
Journal Articles: Immigrants and Community in Harlan County, Register of the Kentucky Historical Society; Himlerville: A Hungarian Coal Mining Town in Martin County, Filson Club History Quarterly; Cassius Marcelleus Clay: A Study in Nineteenth Century Racism, Kentucky History Journal; Ethocentrism and Coal Mine Unionization, Kentucky History Journal.
Encyclopedia Articles: Have several articles published in the Encyclopedia of Appalachia. These include: Poles, Italians, Syrian Pack Peddlers, The Harlan County Mine War, New Immigrants, Old Immigrants, Recent Immigrants, Hungarians, International Communities, and Scrip. Also have articles published in the Kentucky Encyclopedia. They include: Himlerville, Radcliffe, and Vine Grove.
Courses Taught: United States History Survey, Kentucky History, and Appalachian Studies.