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An archaeology of structural violence : life in a twentieth-century coal town

Author: Michael Roller; Paul A Shackel
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2018] ©2018
Series: Cultural heritage studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town addresses topics such as the approach to the structural violence of everyday life in the twentieth century, the relationship between migrants and the sovereignty of political states, racialization, and the labor needs of late industrial capitalism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Roller; Paul A Shackel
ISBN: 9780813056081 081305608X
OCLC Number: 1029791329
Description: xiii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: An archaeology of the twentieth century in the anthracite coal region of northeast Pennsylvania --
History of the anthracite region, 1830 to 1897 --
The memory of violence: the Lattimer Massacre of 1897 --
Migration, part 1: The social and material landscape of the company town --
The archaeology of machinic mass consumerism and the logistics of the factory floor in everyday life --
Migration, part 2: Emancipation and catastrophe --
The destructive character: renewal and memory --
Series Title: Cultural heritage studies.
Responsibility: Michael P. Roller ; foreword by Paul A. Shackel.


Drawing on evidence from daily life in a coal-mining town, this book offers an up-close view of the political economy of the United States over the course of the twentieth century. This community's  Read more...


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