Cloud by Day: A Story of Coal and Coke and People

Muriel Earley Sheppard

Anno: 2012
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 282 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
  • EAN: 9780807879405
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This book, written from the author's personal knowledge of the district, is a picture of the fabulous and violent past of Pennsylvania's famed coke region and of its uncertain present. In tracing its history Sheppard shows the changes in methods of production and in the racial character of the population; she pictures early mob violence, the activities of coal and iron police, and the conditions that led to union organization in the section.Originally published in 1947.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.