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The battle of Blair Mountain : the story of America's largest labor uprising

Author: Robert Shogan
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Shows a long-neglected slice of American history to be a saga of the conflicting political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the power structure of twentieth-century America.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Shogan
ISBN: 9780465077731 0465077730 9780813340968 0813340969
OCLC Number: 68262064
Description: xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Matewan station --
"What does labor want?" --
Seeing red --
"A powder keg ready to blow" --
"It's good to have friends" --
"War, insurrection and riot" --
Mr. Hatfield goes to Washington --
"Even the heaves weep" --
"I come creeping" --
Requiem for a rebellion.
Responsibility: Robert Shogan.

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"A mesmerizing, rarely mentioned piece of labor history, crackingly told." Kirkus (starred review)"

 
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