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The battle of blair mountain : the story of America's largest labor uprising

Author: Robert Shogan
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This long-neglected slice of American history is a saga of the conflicting political, economic, and cultural forces that shaped the power structure of twentieth-century America.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shogan, Robert.
Battle of Blair Mountain : The Story of America's Largest Labor Uprising.
New York : Basic Books, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Shogan
ISBN: 9780786735945 0786735945
OCLC Number: 721194338
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Author's Note; Acknowledgments; 1 Matewan Station; 2 "What Does Labor Want?"; 3 Seeing Red; 4 "A Powder Keg Ready to Blow"; 5 "It's Good to Have Friends"; 6 "War, Insurrection and Riot"; 7 Mr. Hatfield Goes to Washington; 8 "Even the Heavens Weep"; 9 "I Come Creeping"; 10 Requiem for a Rebellion; Reference Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Robert Shogan.


Depicts the relatively unrecognized but highly dramatic confrontation culminating at Blair Mountain in West Virginia, between unionized mineworkers, mine owners, and the federal government in the  Read more...


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