Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000

by Jeffrey T. Manuel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452945453
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 10/12/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Jeffrey T. Manuel, a Minnesota native, is associate professor of history at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.


Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: An Industrial Mining Region in a Postindustrial Age
1. A Technological Fix? Edward W. Davis and the Creation of Taconite
2. Creating a Tax Cut Consensus on the Iron Range: The 1964 Taconite Amendment
3. Taconite Bites Back: The Reserve Mining Pollution Trial and the Environmental Challenge to Industry
4. Economic Development Policy, Regional and Local: The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
5. The Turn to Heritage: Conflicts over Mining’s Memory
Conclusion: Lessons for a Future Iron Range
Notes
Index

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