Modern moonshine : the revival of white whiskey in the twenty-first century

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  • Creator edited by Cameron D. Lippard and Bruce E. Stewart
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2019. ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (vii, 291 pages)
  • ISBNs 9781946684837, 194668483X, 9781946684813, 1946684813, 9781946684820, 1946684821
  • OCLC on1050142447


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Intro; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: The Revival of Moonshine in Southern Appalachia and the United States / Bruce E. Stewart and Cameron D. Lippard; Part I: Socially Constructing the Origins of the Modern Moonshine Revival; 1. Fire Up the Stills: A Brief History of Moonshining in Southern Appalachia before the Twenty-First Century / Bruce E. Stewart; 2. Jim Tom Hedrick, Popcorn Sutton, and the Rise of the Postmodern Moonshiner / Daniel S. Pierce; 3. Moonshiners and the Media: The Twenty-First-Century Trickster / Emily D. Edwards
  • 4. Making Criminals, Making Ends Meet: Constructing Criminality in Franklin County, Virginia / Robert T. PerduePart II: The Legalization and Marketing of Modern Moonshine; 5. The Rise of "Legal" Moonshine: Breaking Down the Legal Barriers to Craft Distilling in the United States / Kenneth J. Sanchagrin; 6. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Puget Sound and Beyond: Distilling Authenticity in Modern Moonshine / Kaitland M. Byrd, J. Slade Lellock, and Nathaniel G. Chapman
  • 7. Entrepreneurial Family Values and the Modern Moonshiner: Appalachian Craft Distilling beyond Its Neoliberal Frame / Jason Ezell8. The "Uncatchables": A Case Study of Call Family Distillers in Wilkes County, North Carolina / Cameron D. Lippard; Part III: Historic Preservation and Tourism in the Name of Moonshine; 9. Distilling Commercial Moonshine in East Tennessee: Mashing a New Type of Tourism / Helen M. Rosko; 10. Heritage Spirits in Heritage Spaces / Kristen Baldwin Deathridge
  • 11. Automotive Heritage and the Legacy of High-Octane Moonshiners: A Unique Cultural Intersection of Alcohol and Motor Vehicles / Barry L. StiefelContributors; Index
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