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Coal Dust on Your Feet


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März 2015

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Coal Dust on Your Feet is a historical ethnography covering a century and a half, looking at the lives and struggles of the immigrants who came to work in the Pennsylvania anthracite mines.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Illustrations
Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction

Part One: The Coal Era
One: Historical Background and Conditions of Life in the Mining Era
Two: Early Immigrants: The Emergence of Ethnic Identity and Social Hierarchy
Three: Eastern and Southern European Immigration: Ethnicity at its Peak
Four: Religion, Class and Ethnicity

Part Two: Industrial Strife, National and Global Politics, the Decline of Ethnicity and Religion
Five: The Militant Heritage of Labor and a New Industry for the Town
Six: Prosperity and Decline

Part Three: Recovering Heritage and Community
Seven: Ethnicity in the Twenty First Century
Eight: Community, Sense of Place, and Changes in Economics and Politics Today
Nine: Conclusion

Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Portrait

Janet MacGaffey is professor emeritus of anthropology at Bucknell University.
EAN: 9781611486872
ISBN: 1611486874
Untertitel: The Rise, Decline, and Restoration of an Anthracite Mining Town. 'Stories of the Susquehanna Valley'. 34 black & white illustrations, 2 maps, 5 tables. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Bucknell University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2015
Seitenanzahl: 338 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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