Hillbilly

A Cultural History of an American Icon
Author(s): 
Harkins, Anthony
ISBN: 
0195189507
Date published: 
October 2005
Paperback
Price: 
£11.99

This well-illustrated and wide-ranging study examines a pervasive and enduring icon of American popular culture. Featured in Literature, country music, comic strips, film and televsion shows, and even the internet, the hillbilly has served a mythic space through which Americans have attempted to define their personal and national identity and to reconcile the past and present.