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Killing for coal : America's deadliest labor war

Author: Thomas G Andrews
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an original perspective on the 1914 Ludlow Massacre and the "Great Coalfield War." This title illuminates the causes and consequences of the militancy that erupted in colliers' strikes over  Read more...

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History
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Andrews, Thomas G., 1972-
Killing for coal.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008020757
(OCoLC)225874235
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Andrews
ISBN: 9780674020214 0674020219
OCLC Number: 503446226
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 2009
Description: 1 online resource (x, 386 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: civil war, red and bloody --
A dream of coal-fired benevolence --
The reek of the new industrialism --
Riding the wave to survive an earth transformed --
Dying with their boots on --
Out of the depths and on to the march --
The quest for containment --
Shouting the battle cry of union.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Andrews.

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"In Andrews's hands, this notorious episode of labor violence becomes something much deeper: a window into the profound transformation of work and environment in the mines of the frontier West." - Read more...

 
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