Hard as the Rock Itself: Place and Identity in the American Mining Town

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The first intensive analysis of sense of place in American mining towns, Hard as the Rock Itself: Place and Identity in the American Mining Town provides rare insight into the struggles and rewards of life in these communities. David Robertson contends that these communities - often characterized in scholarly and literary works as derelict, as sources of debasing moral influence, and as scenes of environmental decay - have a strong and enduring sense of place and have even embraced some of the signs of so-called ...

Hard as the Rock Itself: Place and Identity in the American Mining Town 2010, University Press of Colorado, Colorado

ISBN-13: 9781607320760

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Hard as the Rock Itself: Place and Identity in the American Mining Town 2006, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870818509

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