Power and Powerlessness
Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley
By (author) John Gaventa
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Power and Powerlessness by John Gaventa
Book DescriptionExplains to outsiders the conflicts between the financial interests of the coal and land companies and the moral rights of the vulnerable mountaineers
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252009853
(5830mm x 3895mm x 534mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1982
Country of Publication: United States
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