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Race, class, and power in the Alabama coalfields, 1908-21

Author: Brian Kelly
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001.
Series: Working class in American history.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the coalfields of Birmingham, Alabama, the author presents evidence of the role white elites played in fomenting racial discord at the bottom of southern society.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kelly, Brian, 1958-
Race, class, and power in the Alabama coalfields, 1908-21.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606514697
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Kelly
ISBN: 0252026225 9780252026225 0252069331 9780252069338
OCLC Number: 44461768
Description: ix, 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The operator's dilemma --
The limits of reform from above --
"Friends" in high places : Racial paternalism and the Black miner --
White supremacy and working-class interracialism --
War, migration, and the revival of coalfield militancy --
"People here has come to a pass" : the 1920 Strike.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Responsibility: Brian Kelly.

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"Written in highly accessible prose, the book is highly recommended for undergraduate readers as well as scholars... This meticulously researched book recounts the struggle of white and black coal Read more...

 
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