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Glass towns : industry, labor and political economy in Appalachia, 1890-1930s

Author: Ken Fones-Wolf
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Series: Working class in American history.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the central questions facing scholars of Appalachia concerns how a region so rich in natural resources could end up a symbol of poverty. In a combination of labour and business history, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fones-Wolf, Ken.
Glass towns.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608166599
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Fones-Wolf
ISBN: 0252031318 9780252031311 0252073711 9780252073717
OCLC Number: 69792081
Description: xxviii, 236 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The emergence and crisis of the dual monopoly --
Workers and the revolution in glassmaking --
The development faith and the glass industry --
Moundsville : enterprising managers and upright citizens --
Clarksburg : a craftsman's paradise --
Fairmont : a cutting edge of mass production --
Into the depression.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Responsibility: Ken Fones-Wolf.
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