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Defining Craw

Douglas A. Boyd and W. Fitzhugh Brundage

in Crawfish Bottom

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780813134086
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813135892 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813134086.003.0003
Defining Craw

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This chapter uses oral history to explore the intersection of meaning and neighborhood or community identity as residents define neighborhood borders and boundaries and reflect back on the various place names for this neighborhood including “Crawfish Bottom,” “Craw,” and “Bottom” and the multiple layers of meaning and historical associations linked with each name.

Keywords: place; borders; boundaries; Crawfish Bottom; Craw; Bottom; community

Chapter.  7477 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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