Anaconda: Labor, Community, and Culture in Montana's Smelter City

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Laurie Mercier's hard-hitting study of community unionism examines the tenacity of union loyalty and communal values within the confines of a one-industry town: Anaconda, Montana, home to the world's largest copper smelter and the namesake of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. Mercier depicts the vibrant life of the smelter city at full steam, incorporating the candid, sometimes wry commentary of the locals ( the company furnished three pair of leather gloves...and all the arsenic [dust] you could eat ). She documents the ...

Anaconda: Labor, Community, and Culture in Montana's Smelter City 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252069888

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Anaconda: Labor, Community, and Culture in Montana's Smelter City 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252026577

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