Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in Americanmetal mining, 1850-1950 (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in Americanmetal mining, 1850-1950

Author: Jarod Roll
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"White working-class conservatives have played a decisive role in American history, particularly in their opposition to social justice movements, radical critiques of capitalism, and government help for the poor and sick. While this pattern is largely seen as a post-1960s development, 'Poor Man's Fortune' tells a different story, excavating the long history of white working-class conservatism in the century from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jarod Roll
ISBN: 1469656280 1469656299 9781469656281 9781469656298 9781469656311 1469656310
OCLC Number: 1153185772
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Finding's keeping --
The favorite of fortune --
Nothing but his labor --
The Joplin man simply takes his chances --
The American boy has held his own --
Red-blooded, rugged individuals --
Back to work.
Responsibility: Jarod Roll.

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