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Educational and Academic Organizations

Appalachian Studies Association

Appalachian College Association

Appalachian Journal

CSEGA Marshall University

Appalachian Regional Studies Center, Radford University

Mountain Heritage Center, WCU

Center for Appalachian Studies, ASU

H-Appalachia on H-Net

Government, Community, Grass-roots and Health Organizations

Appalachian Regional Commission

Urban Appalachian Council of Greater Cincinnati, devoted to understanding Appalachian culture and values and passing on the heritage to the students of today.

Beyond Yonder Botanicals, locally owned Leslie County, Kentucky, organizes the Mountain Tradition Herb Festival each September.

The Blue Ridge Parkway

Matewan, WV

Other Appalachian Sites

Brosi's bookstore

The Official Appalachian Trail Conference Site

The Celtic Republic of Appalachia

Scottish Studies

(Thanks to Richard Blaustien, Fiona Chrystall, Celeste Ray and Scotty Gallamore)

STARN-Scottish Poetry

soc.culture.scottish FAQ

"Scotch-Irish," "Black Irish" and "Real Irish"

Blind Harry's Wallace

The Living Tradition Home Page

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Historic Scotland , a government-funded body which looks after various aspects of Scottish history and archaeology, including buildings and landscapes.

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland , the RCAHMS maintains the national monument record (the CANMORE searchable database for this record is available on-line via this site) and they have the most fabulous and complete collection of arial photographs of Scotland.

Centre for Environmental History and Policy , a joint venture with University of Stirling and the University of St Andrews

Fair Isle Home Page , leads to all sorts of interesting information about this unique island community off the north coast of Scotland. It provides a great insight into everyday life on the island, the environment, communication, innovation and sustainable development.

Scottish Studies at the University of St. Andrews

Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh

Other American Regional and Cultural Studies

The American Studies Association

South-west Studies Center, Fort Lewis College

Mountain Studies Institute, Silverton, CO

Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Ole Miss

Center for Pacific Island Studies at University of Hawai`i at Manoa

Center for the Study of the American South, UNC-Chapel Hill

Great Lakes Information Network

Center for Studies in Texas History, University of Texas -- Austin

Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

Cutural maps in American Studies

Center for Rural Strategies

Global Mountains

Mountain Forum

International Year of the Mountain

The Mountain Institute

Cloud Forests from the Strybing Arboretum Society, dedicated to the botany of the Earth's cloud forests.

The Mountain Culture program at the Banff Center, Alberta, Canada

Museo Nazionale della Montagna, Turin, Italy (features an English version)

Centro Internacional de la Papa -- The International Potato Center, in both English and Spanish. A research institute dedicated to the root and tuber crops of the Andes.

Swiss Alpine Studies, in French and German

Alps Action Web-site

The Carpathian Ecoregion Initiative

Miscellaneous other spots of interest

American Folklore Society

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

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