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Transnational West Virginia

By: Edited by Ken Fones-Wolf and Ronald L. Lewis

Price: $27.50

Publisher: West Virginia University Press:

Seller ID: 058769

ISBN: 0-937058-76-9

Condition: 344 pages, paperback, West Virginia University Press


West Virginia is one of the most homogeneous states in the nation, with among the lowest proportions of foreign-born and minority populations among the states. But as this collection of historical studies demonstrates, this state was built by successive waves of immigrant labors, from the antebellum railroad builders to the twentieth-century coal miners. Transnational West Virginia offers a new understanding of how laborers and their communities shape a region's history.... View more info