By Thomas E. Wagner,Philip J. Obermiller
Bound jointly via segregation, the inherent hazards of mining, and coal corporation paternalism, it may look that black miners and mountaineers will be wanting to overlook their earlier. in its place, contributors of the EKSC have selected to rejoice their Harlan County roots. African American Miners and Migrants makes use of ancient and archival examine and wide own interviews to discover their purposes and the binds that also bind them to jap Kentucky. The ebook additionally examines lifestyles within the version coal cities of Benham and Lynch within the context of innovative period guidelines, the perform of welfare capitalism, and the modern nationwide pattern of creating company cities and deliberate communities.
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African American Miners and Migrants: THE EASTERN KENTUCKY SOCIAL CLUB by Thomas E. Wagner,Philip J. Obermiller