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Belonging: A Culture of Place



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Bell Hooks is Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College in Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Preface: To Know Where I'm Goingp. 1
Kentucky Is My Fatep. 6
Moved by Mountainsp. 25
Touching the Earthp. 34
Reclamation and Reconciliationp. 41
To Be Whole and Holyp. 53
Again - Segregation Must Endp. 69
Representations of Whiteness in the Black Imaginationp. 89
Drive through Tobaccop. 106
Earthbound: On Solid Groundp. 116
An Aesthetic of Blackness: Strange and Oppositionalp. 121
Inspired Eccentricityp. 135
A Place Where the Soul Can Restp. 143
Aesthetic Inheritances: History Worked by Handp. 153
Piecing It All Togetherp. 162
On Being a Kentucky Writerp. 169
Returning to the Woundp. 174
Healing Talk: A Conversationp. 184
Take Back the Night - Remake the Presentp. 202
Habits of the Heartp. 215
A Community of Carep. 224
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