Life, Work, and Rebellion in the Coal Fields The Southern West Virginia Miners, 1880-1922 (Working Class in American History) by David A. Corbin

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Subjects:

  • American history,
  • History Of Labor,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • The Americas,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • History / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)

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Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL9816090M
ISBN 100252008952
ISBN 109780252008955

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