St. Clair, a Nineteenth-century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-prone Industry

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Cornell University Press, 1988 - History - 519 pages
Chronicles the rise and fall of a Pennsylvanian coal town, the center of violent confrontations between labor and capital.

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Excellent labor history of the Pennsylvania anthracite region. It holds a special place in my library as the title is the town where I was born and raised. Read full review

St. Clair: a nineteenth-century coal town's experience with a disaster-prone industry

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St. Clair is a fascinating, imaginative, and complete reconstruction of a Pennsylvania mining community. Using the tools of anthropology and history, Wallace mines the rich records of a small ... Read full review


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