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Coal in America

Schmidt, Richard A.

Coal in America

an encyclopedia of reserves, production, and use

by Schmidt, Richard A.

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Published by Coal Week, McGraw-Hill Publications Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Coal -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Richard A. Schmidt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN805.A5 S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 458 p. :
      Number of Pages458
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4723788M
      ISBN 100076065766
      LC Control Number78011372

      Coal is still king in much of Appalachia, yet the heritage and history of the people who enabled the United States to become an economic superpower in the Industrial age are slipping away. This remarkable book presents arresting black and white photographs and powerful oral histories that chronicle the legacy of coalmining in southern West :// "Coal miners risked their lives to fuel our country and our growth into a world power Caudill’s seminal book, said Phil Smith, spokesman for the United Mine Workers of America. "It

      of the first few pages of this book, a young child is shot down during a Coal Strike, mules are burned alive by an angry mob, dogs are also shot during a riot. The awful things that people will do when they are driven to their worst. Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War Coal Trains: The History of Railroading and Coal in For Coal America S Deadliest Labor.   During the period of the industrial revolution, as demand for coal soared thanks to iron and steam, as the technology to produce coal improved and the ability to move it increased, coal experienced a massive to production increased by 50% and nearly another % by During the later years of the first revolution, as steam power really took a firm grip, this rate

      Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict, In this Book. Additional Information. Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict, ; Ronald L. Lewis ; Book; Published by: The University Press of Kentucky; View contents. View Citation   Coal was in decline before Thirteen years ago, coal consumption peaked and has declined every year since. In , only , gigawatts of electricity was generated by coal


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