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By Thomas E. Wagner,Philip J. Obermiller

ISBN-10: 0252028961

ISBN-13: 9780252028960

ISBN-10: 0252071646

ISBN-13: 9780252071645

Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller's African American Miners and Migrants records the lives of jap Kentucky Social membership (EKSC) participants, a bunch of black Appalachians who left the japanese Kentucky coalfields and their coal corporation hometowns in Harlan County.


Bound jointly through segregation, the inherent risks of mining, and coal corporation paternalism, it could actually look that black miners and mountaineers will be desirous to overlook their earlier. as a substitute, individuals of the EKSC have selected to have fun their Harlan County roots. African American Miners and Migrants makes use of ancient and archival examine and vast own interviews to discover their purposes and the binds that also bind them to japanese Kentucky. The booklet additionally examines lifestyles within the version coal cities of Benham and Lynch within the context of revolutionary period guidelines, the perform of welfare capitalism, and the modern nationwide pattern of creating company cities and deliberate communities.


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