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The Resource Coal miners' wives : portraits of endurance, Carol A.B. Giesen

Coal miners' wives : portraits of endurance, Carol A.B. Giesen

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Coal miners' wives : portraits of endurance
Title
Coal miners' wives
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portraits of endurance
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Carol A.B. Giesen
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eng
Summary
Few people in America today live with the dangers and deprivations that Appalachian coal mining families experience. But to the eighteen West Virginia women Carol Giesen interviewed for this book, hard times are just everyday life. These coal miners' wives, ranging in age from late teens to eighty-five, tell of a way of life dominated by coal mining -- and shadowed by a constant fear of death or injury to a loved one. From birth to old age, they experience the social and economic pressures of the coal mining industry. Few families in these communities earn their living in any job outside a coal
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English
Literary form
non fiction
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Coal miners' wives : portraits of endurance, Carol A.B. Giesen
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Coal miners' wives : portraits of endurance, Carol A.B. Giesen
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jgq6
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Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; 1 Raising Consciousness: An Overview; 2 Traditional Views: The Backgrounds of Their Lives; 3 Unseen Dangers: The Perils of Mining; 4 Living Day by Day: Women's Work and Widowhood; 5 Coping: Work, Faith, and Denial; 6 Today and Tomorrow: Company Issues and Personal Issues; Appendix A Personal Portraits; Appendix B Other Women, Other Occupations; Appendix C Research Methods and Findings; Appendix D The Interview Schedule; References; Index
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