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Company towns in the Americas : landscape, power, and working-class communities

Author: Oliver J Dinius; Angela Vergara
Publisher: Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, cop. 2011.
Series: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Company towns were the spatial manifestation of a social ideology and an economic rationale. The contributors to this volume show how national politics, social protest, and local culture transformed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver J Dinius; Angela Vergara
ISBN: 9780820333298 9780820336824 0820333298 0820336823
OCLC Number: 862948403
Description: 1 vol. (xiv-241 p.) : couv. ill. en coul., ill., cartes. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Company towns in the Americas : an introduction / Oliver J. Dinius and Angela Vergara --
Social engineering through spatial engineering : company towns and the geographical imagination / Andrew Herod --
From company towns to union towns : textile workers and the revolutionary state in Mexico / Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato --
The port and city of Santos : a century-long duality / Fernando Teixeira da Silva --
Whitened and enlightened : the Ford Motor Company and racial engineering in the Brazilian Amazon / Elizabeth Esch --
The making of a federal company town : Sunflower Village, Kansas / Christopher W. Post --
Glory days no more : Catholic paternalism and labor relations in Brazil's Steel City / Oliver J. Dinius --
Borders, gender, and labor : Canadian and U.S. mining towns during the Cold War era / Laurie Mercier --
El Salvador : a modern company town in the Chilean Andes / Eugenio Garcés Feliú and Angela Vergara --
Labor and community in postwar Argentina : the industry of agricultural machinery in Firmat, Santa Fe / Silvia Simonassi.
Series Title: Geographies of justice and social transformation, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Oliver J. Dinius and Angela Vergara.

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