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The Resource Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950, Jarod Roll, (electronic resource)

Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950, Jarod Roll, (electronic resource)

Label
Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950
Title
Poor man's fortune
Title remainder
white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950
Statement of responsibility
Jarod Roll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"White working-class conservatives have played a decisive role in American history, particularly in their opposition to social justice movements, radical critiques of capitalism, and government help for the poor and sick. While this pattern is largely seen as a post-1960s development, 'Poor Man's Fortune' tells a different story, excavating the long history of white working-class conservatism in the century from the Civil War to World War II. With a close study of metal miners in the Tri-State district of Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma, Jarod Roll reveals why successive generations of white, native-born men willingly and repeatedly opposed labor unions and government-led health and safety reforms, even during the New Deal"--
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NcU/DLC
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Roll, Jarod
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miners
  • Miners
  • Working class white people
  • Working class men
  • Conservatism
  • Masculinity
  • White nationalism
Label
Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950, Jarod Roll, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-321) and index
Contents
Finding's keeping -- The favorite of fortune -- Nothing but his labor -- The Joplin man simply takes his chances -- The American boy has held his own -- Red-blooded, rugged individuals -- Back to work
Control code
ssj0002273644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781469656281
Lccn
2019052079
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002273644
Label
Poor man's fortune : white working-class conservatism in American metal mining, 1850-1950, Jarod Roll, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-321) and index
Contents
Finding's keeping -- The favorite of fortune -- Nothing but his labor -- The Joplin man simply takes his chances -- The American boy has held his own -- Red-blooded, rugged individuals -- Back to work
Control code
ssj0002273644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781469656281
Lccn
2019052079
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002273644

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