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Title Who owns Appalachia? : landownership and its impact / the Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force ; with an introduction by Charles C. Geisler
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Introduction; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Landownership-A National Issue, an Appalachian Issue; 2. Who Owns the Land and Minerals?; 3. Who Bears the Tax Burden?; 4. Economic Development for Whom?; 5. Appalachia's Disappearing Farmland; 6. Homeless in the Mountains; 7. Ownership, Energy, and the Land; 8. A Call to Action; Appendix 1. Fifty Top Owners and Other Data; Appendix 2. Methodology of the Land Study; Appendix 3. Annotated Bibliography; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary Long viewed as a problem in other countries, the ownership of land and resources is becoming an issue of mounting concern in the United States. Nowhere has it surfaced more dramatically than in the southern Appalachians where the exploitation of timber and mineral resources has been recently aggravated by the ravages of strip-mining and flash floods. This landmark study of the mountain region documents for the first time the full scale and extent of the ownership and control of the region's land and resources and shows in a compelling, yet non-polemical fashion the relationship between this co
Analysis Appalachian Region Economic conditions
Appalachian Region Social conditions
Land tenure Appalachian Region
Land use, Rural Appalachian Region
Local finance Appalachian Region
Mineral industries Taxation Appalachian Region
Real property tax Appalachian Region
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Land tenure -- Appalachian Region.
Land use, Rural -- Appalachian Region.
Local finance -- Appalachian Region.
Mineral industries -- Taxation -- Appalachian Region.
Real property tax -- Appalachian Region.
Appalachian Region -- Economic conditions.
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force.
ISBN 0813161932 (electronic bk)
9780813161938 (electronic bk)