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What's a coal miner to do? : the mechanization of coal mining

by Dix, Keith.

Format: Print Book 1988
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (1)
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Non-Fiction 662.6 D58w
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  662.6 D58w
 
 
 
Noncirculating (1)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) r HD6331.18.M615 D59 1988
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance)
 
Call Number  r HD6331.18.M615 D59 1988
 
 
Summary
Explores the impact of technology on miners and mining operations during a crucial period in industrial history, the 1920s. The theme of the book is grounded in the belief that technology is not merely a question of inventions and engineering, and should not always be equated with social progress. Draws from interviews with retired miners and from archives. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Additional Information
Series Pittsburgh series in social and labor history.
Subjects United Mine Workers of America -- History -- 20th century.
Coal-mining machinery -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Publisher Pittsburgh, Pa. :University of Pittsburgh Press,1988
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Bibliography: pages 221-245.
ISBN 0822935856
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