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Author Bailey, Rebecca J., 1966- author.

Title Matewan before the massacre : politics, coal, and the roots of conflict in a West Virginia mining community / [Rebecca J. Bailey]
Published Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xi, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series West Virginia and Appalachia ; v. 8
West Virginia and Appalachia ; 8.
Contents "Bleeding Mingo": 1895-1911 -- The progressive era? -- The Williamson-Thacker Coalfield falls behind -- World War I and the rise of a class tensions -- The massacre: before and after -- Conclusion: the Matewan myth
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--West Virginia University, 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-288) and index
Notes English
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Subject Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Mingo County
Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- West Virginia -- Mingo County
West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Coal mines and mining
Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining
SUBJECT Mingo County (W. Va.) -- History
Subject West Virginia
West Virginia -- Mingo County
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781935978039