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Kentucky Bluegrass Country

By R. Gerald Alvey

344 pp., 25 b&w illustrations

0878055444 Paper $25.00D

Paper, $25.00

Horse breeding, the cultures of tobacco and bourbon, the forms of architecture, the codes of the hunt, the traditions of gambling and dueling, convivial celebrations, regional foodways–all of these are ingredients in the folklife of the Inner Bluegrass Region that is the focus of this fascinating book.

R. Gerald Alvey (retired) was a professor of folklore and English at the University of Kentucky.

344 pp., 25 b&w illustrations