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Series Editor's Foreword
Introduction: The Political Economy of Coal
1. The Intersection of Politics and Geology: America's First Coal Trade
2. The Commonwealth's Fuel: The Rise of Pennsylvania Anthracite
3. Trunk and Branch: State Internal Improvement Networks and the Coal Trade
4. "Hidden Treasures" and Nasty Politics: Antebellum Geological Surveys in Pennsylvania and Virginia
5. Miners without Souls: Corporations and Coal in Pennsylvania and Virginia
6. Three Separate Paths: The Impact of the Civil War
Epilogue: Capture and Confusion
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Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth
Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America
Publication Date: 1 Dec 2009
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 324 pages
Illustrations: 11 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801894008