The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State
The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State by Bob Lancaster
The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State Author: Bob Lancaster
Title: The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State
ISBN: 1557281084
ISBN13: 978-1557281081
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Pages: 231 pages
Publisher: Univ of Arkansas Pr (December 1, 1989)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1261 kb
Size EPUB version: 1785 kb
Subcategory: Americas




When H. L. Mencken wrote about "the miasmatic jungles of Arkansas," he was referring to the relative obscurity and uncertain image that Arkansas has enjoyed—or suffered from—throughout its history. In these entertaining and sometimes quirky essays, Lancaster sheds light on that image by analyzing the stereotypes that have characterized the state since its very beginning.