Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry by Rex Lucas

Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry

byRex Lucas, Lorne Tepperman

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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The company town, source of so much of Canada's wealth, was-and is-a place with nowhere to hide. First published in 1971, Rex Lucas's Minetown, Milltown, Railtown is a groundbreaking study of what it's like to live in such communities. Today, with the oil-sands boom and rising commodity prices affecting everything from the value of the Canadian dollar to the balance of power within Confederation, single-industry towns remain as central as ever to the country's economic and social life. Minetown is a compelling portrait not just of Canada's past, but of its present and future, too. Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry is a Wynford Book -- one of a series of titles representing significant milestones in Canadian literature, thought, and scholarship. New introductions place each book in a modern context and show its continuing relevance.

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Title:Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single IndustryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University Press CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199010455

ISBN - 13:9780199010455

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