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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
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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
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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
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 (
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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