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Alther, Lisa, (2007), Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree, New York: Arcade Publishing

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DeMarce, Virginia E. (1996). Review of The Melungeons: Resurrection of a Proud People. National Genealogical Society Quarterly 84:134-49.

Elder, Pat S., (1999), Melungeons: Examining an Appalachian Legend, Blountville, TN: Continuity Press

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Guthrie, James (1990). “Melungeons: Comparison of Gene Frequency Distributions to Those of Worldwide Populations,”Tennessee Anthropologist, 15/1:13-22.

Hirschman, Elizabeth C. (2005). Melungeons:  The Last Lost Tribe in America. Mercer University Press.

——————— (2003). “Consumer Behavior Among the Melungeons: Reconstructing a Lost Heritage”, Advances in Consumer Research, Association for Consumer Research, 278.

—————– (2007). “Peering Inward for Ethnic Identity:  Consumer Interpretation of DNA Test Results,” Identity 8/1: 47-66.

Hirschman, Elizabeth C. and Donald N. Panther-Yates (2006), “Romancing the Gene: Making Myth from Hard Science”,Handbook of Qualitative Research in Marketing, edited by Russell W. Belk, New York: Edward Elgar, 419 – 429.

—————- (2007). “Suddenly Melungeon: Reconstructing Consumer Identity across the Color Line”, Consumer Culture Theory,  Edited by Russsell W. Belk and John Sherry,  New York: El Sevier, 241 – 249.

—————- (forthcoming). “Toward a Genetic Profile of Melungeons in Southern Appalachia,” Appalachian Journal.

——————  (2007).  When Scotland Was Jewish Jefferson. N.C.: McFarland & Co.

Hirschman, Elizabeth C., Stephen Brown and Pauline Maclaran (2007), Two Continents, One Culture: the Scotch Irish in Appalachia. Johnson City: Overmountain Press

Johnson, Mattie Ruth, (1997), My Melungeon Heritage: A Story of Life on Newman’s Ridge, Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press

Jones, Kevin (2004). “Melungeon DNA Study.” Paper presented at Fifth Union:  A Gathering of Melungeons, June 15-17, 2004, Kingsport, Tennessee.

Kennedy, N. Brent, with Robyn Vaughan Kennedy (1997). The Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People. 2nd sub-edition. Macon: Mercer UP.

Panther-Yates, Donald N. (2002). “The Influence of Sephardic Jews and Moors on Southeastern American Indian Cultures,” Annual Conference of the Institute for the Study of American Cultures and Epigraphic Society, Columbus, Ga., October 25-27, 2002.

————– (2005). “Sand Mountain Melungeon Families,” article published in

—————– (June 2002). “Shalom and Hey, Y’all:  Jewish-American Indian Chiefs in the Old South,” Appalachian Quarterly 7/2:80-89.

————– (2003). “You Will Never Find the Truth,” article published in