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The Resource In the Kingdom of Coal : an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World

In the Kingdom of Coal : an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World

Label
In the Kingdom of Coal : an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World
Title
In the Kingdom of Coal
Title remainder
an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It was a time of poverty and enterprise, when poor men slaved in the mines, rich men became barons and America grew from a backward agricultural colony to the industrial force of the modern world. The driving power behind this transformation was coal, the black gold that even today illuminates our cities and runs our computers
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rottenberg, Dan
Dewey number
338.27240973
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HD9550.L4R68 2003eb
  • HD9550.L4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leisenring family
  • Givens family
  • Businessmen
  • Coal miners
  • Coal trade
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Givens family
  • Leisenring family
  • Businessmen
  • Coal miners
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Coal trade
  • United States
Label
In the Kingdom of Coal : an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction The Message in the Necho Allen Hotel; Leisenring and Givens Family Trees; Chronology; Prologue T̃here Will Come a Time;̃ Ã Rock That Burns;̃ A Passage from the Mines; Holy Trinity; Boy Wonder of the Anthracite; Souls in Darkness; A Road Not Taken; The Ambitions of Henry Clay Frick; At War in the Coke Fields; Starting Over; The Rise of John L. Lewis; Utopia Goes Union; Be Careful What You Wish For; Prelude to Murder; The Age of Uncertainty; Riding the Roller Coaster; Nowhere to Hide; Epilogue A Hyacinth Blooms at Imboden; Principal Characters; Notes
  • BibliographyAcknowledgments; Index
Control code
437055908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203488560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437055908
Label
In the Kingdom of Coal : an American Family and the Rock That Changed the World
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction The Message in the Necho Allen Hotel; Leisenring and Givens Family Trees; Chronology; Prologue T̃here Will Come a Time;̃ Ã Rock That Burns;̃ A Passage from the Mines; Holy Trinity; Boy Wonder of the Anthracite; Souls in Darkness; A Road Not Taken; The Ambitions of Henry Clay Frick; At War in the Coke Fields; Starting Over; The Rise of John L. Lewis; Utopia Goes Union; Be Careful What You Wish For; Prelude to Murder; The Age of Uncertainty; Riding the Roller Coaster; Nowhere to Hide; Epilogue A Hyacinth Blooms at Imboden; Principal Characters; Notes
  • BibliographyAcknowledgments; Index
Control code
437055908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203488560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437055908

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