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Coal and its conflicts

J. R. Raynes

Coal and its conflicts

a brief record of the disputes between capital & labour in the coal mining industry of Great Britain

by J. R. Raynes

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby J. R. Raynes.
The Physical Object
Pagination342p. ;
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17203507M

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The Goldenseal Book of the West Virginia Mine Wars: Articles Reprinted From the Goldenseal Magazine, , Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing, Gs. Toothman, Fred R. Great Coal Leaders of West Virginia, Huntington, West Virginia, Vandalia Book Company, T Based on a series of journeys into the heart of coal land, from Wyoming to West Virginia to China's remote Shanxi Province, hundreds of interviews with people involved in, or affected by, the effort to shrink the industry, and deep research into the science, technology, and economics of the coal industry, Coal Wars chronicles the dramatic Brand: St. Martin's Press.


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