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Author Montrie, Chad.

Title To save the land and people [electronic resource] : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia / Chad Montrie.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 245 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-240) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments xi --Abbreviations xiii --Introduction. -- Common People and Private Property 1 --1 Making, Taking, and Stripping the Land 7 --2 Our Country Would BeBetter Fit for Farming: Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in Ohio 25 --3 Selfish Interests: -- Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in Pennsylvania 43 --4 We Feel We Have Been Forsaken: Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in Kentucky, 1954-1967 61 --5 We Will Stop the Bulldozers: Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in Kentucky, 1967-1972 85 -- 6 The Dilemma Is a Classic One: Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in West Virginia 107 --7 Liberty in a Wasteland Is Meaningless: Strip Mining Opposition at the Federal Level, 1968-1972 127 --8 Getting More and More Cynical: Decline of the Opposition, 1973-1977 155 --9 Against the Little Man Like Me: Legalized Destruction in the SMCRA Era 181 --Conclusion. -- Having to Fight the Whole System 201 --Notes 207 -- Selected Bibliography 235 -- Index 241.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Appalachian Region.
Strip mining -- Appalachian Region -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Appalachian Region.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0807827657 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807854352 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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