ISBN-10:
0820327395
ISBN-13:
9780820327396
Pub. Date:
02/01/2007
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Everybody Was Black Down There: Race and Industrial Change in the Alabama Coalfields

Everybody Was Black Down There: Race and Industrial Change in the Alabama Coalfields

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ISBN-13: 9780820327396
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 02/01/2007
Series: Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

ROBERT H. WOODRUM is a visiting assistant professor of history at Clark Atlanta University.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Introduction     1
Race, Class, Gender, and Community before 1941     11
The UMWA and the Color Line in Alabama, 1933-1942     44
The World War II Strikes, 1941-1945     82
Race, Economic Decline, and the Fight for the Welfare and Retirement Fund, 1946-1950     115
Industrial Transformation and the Struggle over Health Care, 1950-1961     148
Globalization, Race, and Gender, 1961-1980     176
The Era of Global Competition, 1980-2003     214
Conclusion     224
Notes     231
Bibliography     273
Index     293

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