2 edition of Coal mining lives found in the catalog.
Coal mining lives
1998 by Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, Radford University in Radford, Va .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-131).
|Other titles||Oral history sequel to Appalachian coal mining memories., Appalachian coal mining memories.|
|Statement||Mary B. La Lone, editor.|
|Contributions||La Lone, Mary B., 1950-, Radford University. Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology.|
|LC Classifications||HD8039.M62 U61747 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 131 p. :|
|Number of Pages||131|
|LC Control Number||98174551|
Music Of Coal is a very valuable documentation from the perspective of the workers in a treacherous industry that is nevertheless so necessary as it provides a fundamental need in all our lives. It does well to remind us of the many sacrifices that have blighted lives and the landscape in earlier times of Appalachian coal mining. Also, they discuss how many people’s lives were affected from the mining industry. According to the many different details listed throughout the book, the book focused generally on the importance of the coal mines, the employees, and the hard times that everyone went through during the rising and declining on the mining regions.
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