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The Resource To save the land and people : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia, Chad Montrie

To save the land and people : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia, Chad Montrie

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To save the land and people : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia
Title
To save the land and people
Title remainder
a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia
Statement of responsibility
Chad Montrie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text charts the people's movement to ban strip mining in Appalachia, tracing popular opposition to the industry from its inception through the growth of a militant movement engaging in acts of sabotage. It highlights the role of farmers and working people in this movement
Action
digitized
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Montrie, Chad
Dewey number
338.2/724/0974
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Strip mining
  • Strip mining
  • Public opinion
Label
To save the land and people : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia, Chad Montrie
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-240) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Common people and private property -- Making, taking, and stripping the land -- Our country would be better fit for farming: opposition to surface coal mining in Ohio -- Selfish interests: opposition to surface coal mining in Pennsylvania -- We feel we have been forsaken: opposition to surface coal mining in Kentucky, 1954-1967 -- We will stop the bulldozers: opposition to surface coal mining in Kentucky, 1967-1972 -- The dilemma is a classic one: opposition to surface coal mining in West Virginia -- Liberty in a wasteland is meaningless: strip mining opposition at the federal level, 1968-1972 -- Getting more and more cynical: decline of the opposition, 1973-1977 -- Against the little man like me: legalized destruction in the SMCRA era -- Conclusion: Having to fight the whole system
Control code
ocm53932381
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807862636
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932381
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
To save the land and people : a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia, Chad Montrie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-240) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Common people and private property -- Making, taking, and stripping the land -- Our country would be better fit for farming: opposition to surface coal mining in Ohio -- Selfish interests: opposition to surface coal mining in Pennsylvania -- We feel we have been forsaken: opposition to surface coal mining in Kentucky, 1954-1967 -- We will stop the bulldozers: opposition to surface coal mining in Kentucky, 1967-1972 -- The dilemma is a classic one: opposition to surface coal mining in West Virginia -- Liberty in a wasteland is meaningless: strip mining opposition at the federal level, 1968-1972 -- Getting more and more cynical: decline of the opposition, 1973-1977 -- Against the little man like me: legalized destruction in the SMCRA era -- Conclusion: Having to fight the whole system
Control code
ocm53932381
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807862636
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932381
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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