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Killing for coal : America's deadliest labor war.

Author: Thomas G Andrews
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Killing for Coal offers a bold and original perspective on the Ludlow Massacre and the Great Coalfield War. In a sweeping story that begins in the coal beds and culminates with the deadliest strike in American history, Thomas Andrews examines the causes and consequences of the militancy that erupted in colliers' strikes over the course of nearly half a century."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Andrews
ISBN: 9780674046917 0674046919
OCLC Number: 958450297
Awards: Short-listed for William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America 2009
Description: x, 386 p. ; 24 cm.
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.

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A groundbreaking work about coal and coal development, labor relations and class conflict. -- Sandra Dallas Denver Post 20090215 Thomas G. Andrews' Killing for Coal offers an intriguing analysis of Read more...

 
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