The Resource The real disaster is above ground : a mine fire & social conflict, J. Stephen Kroll-Smith & Stephen Robert Couch

The real disaster is above ground : a mine fire & social conflict, J. Stephen Kroll-Smith & Stephen Robert Couch

Label
The real disaster is above ground : a mine fire & social conflict
Title
The real disaster is above ground
Title remainder
a mine fire & social conflict
Statement of responsibility
J. Stephen Kroll-Smith & Stephen Robert Couch
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the 1950s Centralia was a small town, like many others in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. But since the 1960s, it has been consumed, outwardly and inwardly by a fire that has inexorably spread in the abandoned mines beneath it. The earth smokes, subsides, and breathes poisonous gases. No less destructive has been the spread of dissension and enmity among the townspeople. The Real Disaster Above Ground tells the story of the fire and the tragic failure of all efforts to counter it. This study of the Centralia fire represents the most thorough canvass of the documentary materials and
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1947-
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Kroll-Smith, J. Stephen
Dewey number
363.3/497
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TN315
LC item number
.K76 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Couch, Stephen Robert
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  • Mine fires
  • Mine fires
  • Social conflict
  • Centralia (Pa.)
Label
The real disaster is above ground : a mine fire & social conflict, J. Stephen Kroll-Smith & Stephen Robert Couch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Paperback edition 2009"--T. p. verso
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction: A Dying Coal Town; 1 King Coal Built a Town but Not a Community; 2 The Engineering Puzzle, 1962-1981; 3 Ambiguous Evidence and Contradictory Signals; 4 A Group Emerges and the Town Divides; 5 Confrontation and Conflict; 6 A Thwarted Struggle for Unity; 7 One Town, Many Groups; 8 ""This Town Is Dead""; 9 Making Sociological Sense of the Story; Appendix: Participatory Research in Centralia; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (211 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150567
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000334143
  • (EBL)1915312
  • (SSID)ssj0001436116
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11803696
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001436116
  • (PQKBWorkID)11435159
  • (PQKB)11639611
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915312
  • (OCoLC)644352127
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43928
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334143
Label
The real disaster is above ground : a mine fire & social conflict, J. Stephen Kroll-Smith & Stephen Robert Couch
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Paperback edition 2009"--T. p. verso
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction: A Dying Coal Town; 1 King Coal Built a Town but Not a Community; 2 The Engineering Puzzle, 1962-1981; 3 Ambiguous Evidence and Contradictory Signals; 4 A Group Emerges and the Town Divides; 5 Confrontation and Conflict; 6 A Thwarted Struggle for Unity; 7 One Town, Many Groups; 8 ""This Town Is Dead""; 9 Making Sociological Sense of the Story; Appendix: Participatory Research in Centralia; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (211 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150567
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000334143
  • (EBL)1915312
  • (SSID)ssj0001436116
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11803696
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001436116
  • (PQKBWorkID)11435159
  • (PQKB)11639611
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915312
  • (OCoLC)644352127
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43928
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334143

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