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U.S. Steel and Gary, West Virginia

Ronald Garay

U.S. Steel and Gary, West Virginia

corporate paternalism in Appalachia

by Ronald Garay

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steel industry and trade,
  • Social conditions,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesUS Steel and Gary, West Virginia
    StatementRonald Garay
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9518.G37 G37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 265 p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24880777M
    ISBN 101572337303
    ISBN 109781572337305
    LC Control Number2010030037
    OCLC/WorldCa650019925


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