Power and Powerlessness

Power and Powerlessness : Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley

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Explains to outsiders the conflicts between the financial interests of the coal and land companies and the moral rights of the vulnerable mountaineersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 137.16 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252009851
  • 9780252009853
  • 785,848

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"With [this volume], a compelling work of powerful reportage and careful analysis, Gaventa joins other trusted Appalachian observers - Tom Gish, Harry Caudill, James Branscombe - in explaining to outsiders the conflicts between the financial interests of the coal and land companies and the moral rights of the vulnerable mountaineers." - Colman McCarthy, The Washington Postshow more

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