French, Laurence Armand Books

Laurence French has PhDs in both Psychological and Cultural Studies (University of Nebraska) and Sociology (University of New Hampshire). He is currently Director of the Psychology Programs in the Department of Social Sciences at Western New Mexico University. He has published eight previous books and monographs and many articles.

Oral History of Southern Appalachia
2008 0-7734-5106-4
This oral history complements earlier works conducted during the Great Depression through the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP). The work covers not only covers the depression-era but also sentiments on World War II and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and is unique in its in that the oral histories portray a long-isolated region of the South – Appalachia and its unique racial subcultures, Cherokee Indians, Mountain Whites and Local Blacks.

Qualla Cherokee - Surviving in Two Worlds
1998 0-7734-8308-X
This volume addresses the complex identity relationships to the real and imaginary Cherokee images presented among Qualla Cherokee, taking into consideration the rich, unique traditional culture and history, commercial stereotypical Indian images, and the influences of the dominant Anglo-American society.