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Author Rudacille, Deborah.

Title Roots of steel : boom and bust in an American mill town / Deborah Rudacille.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  338.4766914 R83R 2010    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-274) and index.
Contents Patriots -- Roots -- Dirt -- guns -- Unity -- Liberty -- Boom -- Smoke -- Justice -- Reckoning -- Legacies -- Scrap.
Summary Traces the history of a Maryland steel mill town where the author grew up as the daughter of a steelworker, a childhood during which she witnessed how the industry's decline and complicated social disputes put tens of thousands out of work.
Subject Steel industry and trade -- Maryland -- Sparrows Point -- History.
Sparrows Point (Md.) -- Economic conditions.
Sparrows Point (Md.) -- History.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Steel industry and trade. (OCoLC)fst01132646
Maryland -- Sparrows Point. (OCoLC)fst01235370
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780375423680
1400095891 (pbk.)
9781400095896 (pbk.)

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