Life, work, and rebellion in the coal fields

the southern West Virginia miners 1880-1922
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University of Illinois Press , Urbana
Coal-miners -- West Virginia -- History., Industrial relations -- Wet Virginia -- His
StatementDavid Alan Corbin
SeriesThe Working class in American history
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LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62U6
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,294p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22012872M
ISBN 100252008502, 0252008952

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Between andthe coal fields of southern West Virginia witnessed two bloody and protracted strikes, the formation of two competing unions, and the largest armed conflict in American labor history—a week-long battle betw coal miners and 5, state police, deputy sheriffs, and mine guards.

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Corbin is the author of "The West Virginia Mine Wars: An Anthology" () and "Life, Work, and Rebellion in the Coal Fields: The Southern West Virginia Miners, " (). He received his PhD in history from the University of Maryland and lives in Annapolis.

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Lewis: A Biography (), leader of Mine Workers union. The West Virginia coal wars (–21), also known as the mine wars, arose out of a dispute between coal companies and miners.

The first workers strike, in West Virginia, was the Cabin Creek and Paint Creek strike of With help from Mary "Mother Jones" Harris Jones, an important figure in unionizing the mine workers, the miners demanded better pay, better work conditions, the right Location: West Virginia, United States.(Tisha’s Rebellion – E.

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