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

by Mary Murphy

Part of the Women in American History Series

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

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

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

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252065699
Publication date: 1st February 1997
Author: Mary Murphy
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 328 pages
Categories: History of the Americas, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000,

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