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Matewan Before the Massacre Politics, Coal and the Roots of Conflict in a West Virginia Mining Community

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ISBN-10: 1933202289

ISBN-13: 9781933202280

Edition: 2008

Authors: Rebecca J. BAILEY

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Rebecca "Becky" Bailey was born and raised in Fauquier County, Virginia. Her family roots are in McDowell and Mercer Counties, West Virginia. She has published articles and reviews in The Journal of Appalachian Studies, The Journal of Southern History, History News (the journal of the American Association for State and Local History), West Virginia History, and The Encyclopedia of Appalachia. She is currently an assistant professor of public history at Northern Kentucky University and lives with her two dogs, Mickey and Ellie Grace in Crestview, Kentucky. She first learned about Matewan through stories her coal miner grandfather told about witnessing Sid Hatfield's murder. Later, when she…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

May 19, 1920
"Bleeding Mingo": 1895-1911
The Progressive Era?
The Williamson-Thacker Coalfield Falls Behind
World War I and The Rise of Class Tensions
The Massacre: Before and After
Conclusion: The Matewan Myth
Bibliography
Index