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Author Bell, Shannon Elizabeth.

Title Our roots run deep as ironweed : Appalachian women and the fight for environmental justice / Shannon Elizabeth Bell.

Publication Info. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (225 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
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online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- List of figures -- Introduction -- How can they expect me as a mother to look over that? : Maria Gunnoe's fight for her children's health and safety -- We became two determined women : Pauline Canterberry and Mary Miller become the sylvester dustbusters -- Let us live in our mountains : Joan Linville's fight for her homeland -- You gotta go and do everything you can--fight for your kids : Donetta Blankenship speaks out against underground slurry injections -- It's just a part of who I am : Maria Lambert and the movement for clean water in Prenter -- I'm not an activist against coal, I'm an activist for the preservation of my state : Teri Blanton and the fight for justice in Kentucky -- I'm not going to be run out, I'm not going to be run over, I'm not going out without a fight : Patty Sebok's battle against monster coal trucks -- Our roots run so deep, you can't distinguish us from the earth we live on : Debbie Jarrell and the campaign to move Marsh Fork elementary school -- It's not just what I choose to do, it's also, I think, what I have to do : Lorelei Scarboro's drive to save coal river mountain -- Money cannot recreate what nature gives you : Donna Branham's struggle against mountaintop removal -- I want my great-great-grandchildren to be able to live on this earth! : the legacy of the courageous Julia "Judy" bonds -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Appalachian Region.
Women and the environment -- Appalachian Region.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Appalachian Region.
Environmentalism -- Appalachian Region.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bell, Shannon Elizabeth. Our roots run deep as ironweed : Appalachian women and the fight for environmental justice. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2013] xii, 210 pages 9780252037955 (DLC) 2013017243
ISBN 9780252037955 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252079467 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780252095214 (e-book)

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