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The Resource Mass Destruction : the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet

Mass Destruction : the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet

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Mass Destruction : the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
Title
Mass Destruction
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the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
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Language
eng
Summary
Mass Destruction is the compelling story of Daniel Jackling and the development of open-pit hard rock mining, its role in the wiring of an electrified America, and its devastating environmental effects. This new method of mining, complimenting the mass production and mass consumption that came to define the ""American way of life""in the early twentieth century, promised infinite supplies of copper and other natural resources. LeCain deftly analyzes how open-pit mining continues to adversely effect the environment and how, as the world begins to rival American resource consumptio
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non fiction
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Mass Destruction : the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
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Mass Destruction : the Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj633
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cr
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Content type code
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Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; One: In the Lands of Mass Destruction; Two: Between the Heavens and the Earth; Three: The Stack; Four: The Pit; Five: The Dead Zones; Epilogue: From New Delhi to the New West; Notes; Index
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1 online resource (288 pages)
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9780813548562
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