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1 edition of Miners of the Americas. found in the catalog.

Miners of the Americas.

Miners of the Americas.

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Published by Common Ground in Harlow .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination1 filmstrip (42fr.) :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14120956M

"A Coal-Miner's Bride, the Diary of Anetka Kaminska" is a wonderful new Dear America book. It tells the story of Anetka, who is a Russian Pole who must go to America to marry someone she doesn't know. Throughout the book, she discovers lots of different things about herself and other people. Silver mining is the resource extraction of silver by mining.. Silver is found in a native form very rarely as nuggets, but more usually combined with sulfur, arsenic, antimony, or chlorine and in various ores such as argentite (Ag 2 S), chlorargyrite ("horn silver," AgCl), and galena (a lead ore often containing significant amounts of silver). As silver is often found in conjunction with.

  Jeanne Marie Laskas first came across "hidden America" feet underground, traveling with miners through a narrow, dark coal mine in Ohio. . The Battle of Blair Mountain was the largest labor uprising in United States history and the largest armed uprising since the American Civil War. The conflict occurred in Logan County, West Virginia, as part of the Coal Wars, a series of earlyth-century labor disputes in to people were killed, and many more arrested. The United Mine Workers saw major declines in membership.

George Orwell’s dystopian classic blends political and science fiction into a chilling panorama of high-level surveillance and manipulation. A struggle for independence is at the heart of V.S. Naipaul’s darkly comic and very moving novel. Betty Smith’s classic is a coming-of-age tale.   Read CNN's Fast Facts about the rescue of 33 miners from a collapsed mine in the Atacama region of northern Chile.


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This is a neat book about the factors that have shaped the economy in the Appalachians. It is very informative for the native and the by:   Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People W ho Make This Country Work [Laskas, Jeanne Marie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People W ho Make This Country Work/5(73). Most of the book is set in West Virginia, where 68 percent of voters backed Trump inmore than any other state. Today, the coal-mining industry is a favored-child of the Trump Administration, Author: Héctor Tobar.

Black coal miners in America: race, class, and community conflict, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Black workers have been an important part of the coal-mining industry from colonial times until the decline of the industry in the s, but this part of American.

"In america, MINE Banks comes to collect a devilish debt. A conduit for ancestral wisdom and wizardry, Banks shows us how words can be all things—a wish, a whip, a wound, a world, a wonder.

This book be a black mirror reflecting all that we hope for, 'some spectacular / abundance,' and all that we fear, 'the twisted shape / of grief.'. "Hidden America" was my third book by J. Laskas. A good book, interesting, various stories about "unseen" people who work in coal mines, at airports (flight control towers), rigs, cheerleaders, Miners of the Americas.

book (beef breeders) and cowboys and many more/5(). Monacans and Miners sheds new light on the indigenous and immigrant communities of southern Appalachia by comparing the political, economic, and social experiences of the Monacans, a historically significant Native American group in Amherst County, Virginia, with those of Scottish and Irish settlers who made their home in Wyoming County, West Virginia, in the late eighteenth century.

Author Susan Campbell Bartoletti knows about the coal country of Pennsylvania. Her nonfiction book Growing Up in Coal Country garnered many awards, and Kids on Strike. was named a best book of the year. In A Coal Miner's Bride, she brings young readers to the 's coal mining towns, boarding houses, and into the dangerous mines themselves.

Since it’s rare to have the book and dust jacket in near-mint condition, first editions of this American Classic can fetch between $40, to $75, depending on condition.

Books shelved as coal-mining: Gray Mountain by John Grisham, Fall of Giants by Ken Follett, Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, How Gre. The United Mine Workers: A Model of Industrial Solidarity. Penn State University Press, Lewis, Ronald L.

Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict. University Press of Kentucky, Lunt, Richard D. Law and Order vs. the Miners: West Virginia, Archon Books,On labor conflicts of the early 20th. Hector Tobar had exclusive access to the 33 miners to report his new book detailing the claustrophobic horror they faced when they were trapped for 69 days in The result is a doozy.

Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict, In this Book. Additional Information. Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict, ; Ronald L.

Lewis ; Book; Published by: The University Press of. As the rich mine owners got richer, union-organized strikes became a way for miners to protect their salaries. Leaders like John L. Lewis, the head of the United Mine Workers of America.

The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia — native mountaineers, African American migrants, and European immigrants — who came together in a. Must-Read Books of the American West Annika Barranti Klein I’m not gonna lie.

I considered taking a photograph of my bookshelf and posting that for my entry into this series. But it turns out that while I probably have around western-themed books, that’s not the assignment and anyway most of my books are part of one.

Surely a mix of stereotypical images comes to the average American’s mind: serial killers and indie rockers, strong coffee and liberal politics. concluding that the gold miners had probably. Anglo-American miners became increasingly territorial over land they viewed as meant for them and forced other nationalities from the mines with violent tactics.

As for California's native people. the miners who will forever be known as the FORTY-NINERS. At the end of this narrative is a short piece explaining how California gold was formed from the earth’s crust and then concentrated over millions of years of erosion. LEAFMINERS OF NORTH AMERICA | I am compiling natural history information for all known North American leafminers into a book that includes dichotomous keys to the mines occurring on each host.

Below is a list of recommended books, songs and documentaries about coal mining and/or the labor movement that are recommended by the United Mine Workers of America. If you would like your work reviewed by the United Mine Workers of America, email [email protected] New Release.

The River Drivers have released a new record in Overview. Jeanne Marie Laskas’s Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work was published in to rave reviews and was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as a “Must-Read Best Books.” Laskas is an English professor at the University of Pittsburgh and has written a wide variety of best-selling nonfiction texts.After 69 days trapped deep in Chile's San José copper mine, 33 miners, hauled from the depths one at a time, stepped out of the tiny capsule and into the embrace of a cheering world.