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Glass Towns

Industry, Labor, and Political Economy in Appalachia, 1890-1930s (Working Class in American History)

by Ken Fones-Wolf

  • 381 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

  • History of specific subjects,
  • Labour economics,
  • Manufacturing industries,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History: American,
  • Glass trade,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Northeastern & North Atlantic states,
  • Labor,
  • Economic History,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV),
  • Economic conditions,
  • Appalachian Region

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9682139M
    ISBN 100252031318
    ISBN 109780252031311

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