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Mining Cultures Men, Women, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-41 by Mary Murphy

Mining Cultures Men, Women, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-41

Part of the Women in American History Series


Mining Cultures Men, Women, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-41 by Mary Murphy

Shows how the western city evolved from a male-dominated mining enclave to a community in which men and women participated on a more equal basis as leisure patterns changed and consumer culture grew


With a keen eye for details of gender, class, and ethnicity, Murphy constructs a vivid account of life in an early-twentieth-century mining town. -- Rene M. Sentilles, The Journal of American History

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Publication date

1st February 1997


Mary Murphy

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University of Illinois Press


328 pages


History of the Americas
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000



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