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Author Bailey, Rebecca J., 1966-

Title Matewan before the massacre [electronic resource] : politics, coal, and the roots of conflict in a West Virginia mining community / [Rebecca J. Bailey].

Imprint Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2008.


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Description xi, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series West Virginia and Appalachia ; v. 8
West Virginia and Appalachia ; 8.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Thesis Based on author's Thesis (doctoral)--West Virginia University, 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-288) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([West Virginia and Appalachia]) ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Mingo County (W. Va.) -- History.
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.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 1933202289 9781933202280 (DLC) 2008936435

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