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St. Clair, a nineteenth-century coal town"s experience with a disaster-prone industry

by Wallace, Anthony F. C.

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • St. Clair (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • St. Clair
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- St. Clair -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania -- St. Clair -- History -- 19th century.,
    • St. Clair (Pa.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-500) and index.

      StatementAnthony F.C. Wallace ; with maps and technical drawings by Robert Howard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U6699 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 519 p. :
      Number of Pages519
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2062789M
      ISBN 100801499003
      LC Control Number88047772

      St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience With a Disaster-Prone Industry Anthony F. C. Wallace / Paperback / September A historical anthropologist, Mr. Wallace is a Bancroft prizewinning historian. Unseen Danger: A Tragedy of People, Government, and the Centralia Mine Fire David Dekok / Paperback / Published May In St. Clair: A Nineteenth Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry, he turned his attention to the small mining community of St. Clair (Schuylkill County), exploring the interactions between immigrant and native-born Americans along with the social and cultural effects associated with technological change.

      St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry by Anthony F.C. Wallace avg rating — 17 ratings — published — 5 editions. The anthropologist Anthony F.C. Wallace focused on a single community in his landmark study, St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town?s Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry.?? As the title suggests, Wallace?s case study asked why colliers were so eager to invest in a trade that seemed riddled with bankruptcies, deadly explosions, and.

      St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster- Prone Industry. by Anthony F. C. Wallace (pp. ) Review by: Stanley L. Engerman.   As I continue reading St. Clair: A Nineteenth-century Coal Town’s Experience with a Disaster-prone Industry by Anthony F.C. Wallace, I repeatedly come across the passages that reveal much about the early stages of the anthracite coal industry. One of the many fascinating historical figures in Wallace’s study is Enoch W. McGinness, an operator who found great success in the coal industry.


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