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Company towns in the Americas : landscape, power, and working-class communities / edited by Oliver J. Dinius and Angela Vergara
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HT121 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Company towns -- America -- History
Industrialization -- America -- History
Social engineering -- America -- History
Physical Description xiv, 241 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index
Contents Company towns in the Americas: an introduction / Oliver J. Dinius and Angela Vergara -- Social engineering through spatial engineering: company towns and the geographical imagination / Andrew Herod -- From company towns to union towns: textile workers and the revolutionary state in Mexico / Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato -- The port and city of Santos: a century-long duality / Fernando Teixeira da Silva -- Whitened and enlightened: the Ford Motor Company and racial engineering in the Brazilian Amazon / Elizabeth Esch -- The making of a federal company town: Sunflower Village, Kansas / Christopher W. Post -- Glory days no more: Catholic paternalism and labor relations in Brazil's Steel City / Oliver J. Dinius -- Borders, gender, and labor: Canadian and U.S. mining towns during the Cold War era / Laurie Mercier -- El Salvador: a modern company town in the Chilean Andes / Eugenio Garcés Feliú and Angela Vergara -- Labor and community in postwar Argentina: the industry of agricultural machinery in Firmat, Santa Fe / Silvia Simonassi
Series Geographies of justice and social transformation
Alternate Author Dinius, Oliver J. (Oliver Jürgen)
Vergara, Angela, 1972-

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