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Coal miners" wives

portraits of endurance

by Carol A. B. Giesen

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Virginia.,
  • West Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners" spouses -- West Virginia.,
    • Women -- West Virginia -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [160]-162) and index.

      StatementCarol A.B. Giesen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U6253 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1112123M
      ISBN 100813119030
      LC Control Number94037966
      OCLC/WorldCa31240276

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The book was born out of a set of interviews Giesen did with the wives of coal miner But I do try to read at least one book about Appalachia every December as I head home for the holidays, and this year I grabbed this one because it was lightweight and could travel well/5.

These coal miners' wives, ranging in age from late teens to eighty-five, tell of a way of life dominated by coal mining -- and shadowed by a constant fear of death or injury to a loved one. From birth to old age, they experience the social and economic pressures of the coal mining by: A federal law, following the Farmington Mine Disaster, was supposed to improve working conditions in the coal mines, which have long been connected to black lung51 years later, the rate of those with black lung is higher than ever.

The law also created the federal benefits program to compensate those affected, but many miners haven’t received a dime. Ina group of miners joined Trump at a White House ceremony for one of his first acts as president — signing into law a bill to roll back environmental regulations for coal mines.

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The book contains favorite recipes submitted by Hickam's mother, his wife, the Rocket Boys and the residents and friends of this McDowell County community. While growing up in Coalwood, Hickam and his family attended the Coalwood United Methodist Church and the cookbook's title reflects the name of one of his books, "The Coalwood Way.".

Scores of articles and books have now been published on the history of West Virginia’s coal industry from the perspective of these coal mining families. most coal miner’s wives did not.

Approximately 21 people, including miners' wives and children, were killed. The chief owner of the mine, John D.

Rockefeller, Jr., was widely excoriated for having orchestrated the massacre. The massacre, the seminal event of the Colorado Coal Wars, resulted in the. For generations, miners have known about the deadly effects of breathing tiny particles of coal dust created by drilling and blasting the earth.

Black lung disease, also known as “coal. An informative author's note, photographs, notes to a coal-mining song, and even a tantalizing recipe for potato dumplings round out this fascinating portrait of a grim time in history. As with the other titles in the immensely popular Dear America series, A Coal Miner's Reviews: An examination of the stress and hardship faced by the wives of coal miners in West Virginia.

Instead of scientific analysis, Giesen (Human Development/St. Mary's College, Md.) uses methods of oral history. Drawing from her conversations with 18 women whose husbands have worked in the mines, she reveals the extreme danger coal miners face in the workplace and the stress that mining families.

Some women even worked “off the books” alongside them. After coal camps began to dissolve inwomen remained in traditional homemaking roles. Pavkovich’s mother was one of those women.

Every man in her life was a coal miner, from her grandfather to her future husband John. The Miner s Wife Author: Diane Allen Publish On: Set in the Yorkshire Dales during the 19th century, The Miner's Wife by Diane Allen is a sweeping historical saga novel. For years, coal miners have occupied an outsize role in the national political discussion, how promises by politicians to restore a steadily shrinking coal industry affect miners’ political.

A partnership between miners' wives and the feminist anti-nuclear camp at Greenham Common raised money and consciousness. Brenda Procter from the North Staffordshire Miners Wives Action Group in Coal Miners' Wives: Portraits of Endurance Carol A.

Giesen, Author, Carol A. Gieson, Author University Press of Kentucky $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Get this from a library. Coal miners' wives: portraits of endurance. [Carol A B Giesen] -- The author's interviews of eighteen West Virginia women reveal a way of life dominated by coal mining and explore the feminine mentality of how to survive unique social and domestic concerns in their.

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The black former miners of Lynch, Kentucky, are troubled that no one knows their stories. The nation’s news media, and even the publishers of literary memoirs, feed the myth that the forgotten people of Appalachia are essentially hardscrabble white folks.

This can be used as an explanation for Trump-supporting racism and destructive “white trash” stereotypes. It also erases the .Lewis, Ronald L. Black Coal Miners in America: Race, Class, and Community Conflict. University Press of Kentucky, Lunt, Richard D. Law and Order vs. the Miners: West Virginia, Archon Books,On labor conflicts of the early 20th century.

Lynch, Edward A. and David J. McDonald.All coal miners' wives feared accidents in the mines. Knowing that crowds made rescue work more difficult, some company officials hesitated to sound an alarm in case of an explosion or cave-in, but miners' wives had other ways of discovering that an accident had occurred.