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The Resource Pennsylvania mining families : the search for dignity in the coalfields, Barry P. Michrina

Pennsylvania mining families : the search for dignity in the coalfields, Barry P. Michrina

Label
Pennsylvania mining families : the search for dignity in the coalfields
Title
Pennsylvania mining families
Title remainder
the search for dignity in the coalfields
Statement of responsibility
Barry P. Michrina
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Pennsylvania Mining Families, Barry P. Michrina offers a luminous portrait of Pennsylvania coal miners and their response to economic oppression. He follows them from the great coal strike of 1927 through daily threats of injury and death in the mines to the departure of children and grandchildren as the industry has declined. Drawing on numerous first-hand interviews, as well as extensive archival research, he analyzes the change in work practices, the miners' own views about their ever-evolving situation, and relationships between miners and mining companies -- undercutting the stereotyp
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michrina, Barry P.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coal miners
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Coal miners
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Pennsylvania
Label
Pennsylvania mining families : the search for dignity in the coalfields, Barry P. Michrina
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Being There, a Reflection; 2 Coal, a Very Hard Subject; 3 The Great Coal Strike of 1927; 4 Emotions Related to the Great Strike; 5 Emotions, Work Values, and Exploitation; 6 Work Is What You Make It; 7 Why Worry?; 8 Emotions Related to Danger; 9 Dignity, a Complex Subject; 10 Reflections upon Leaving; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
ocn903974717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149004
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bt7f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903974717
Label
Pennsylvania mining families : the search for dignity in the coalfields, Barry P. Michrina
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Being There, a Reflection; 2 Coal, a Very Hard Subject; 3 The Great Coal Strike of 1927; 4 Emotions Related to the Great Strike; 5 Emotions, Work Values, and Exploitation; 6 Work Is What You Make It; 7 Why Worry?; 8 Emotions Related to Danger; 9 Dignity, a Complex Subject; 10 Reflections upon Leaving; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
ocn903974717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149004
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bt7f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903974717

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