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Gibson, is in stores and museum gift shops around Butte. Or order from the publisher. It's also in E-book formats at all the usual places. Location-oriented posts can be found on HistoryPin. By Janet L.
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Montana Historical Society Press, , p. The book is to an extent an academic treatise on childhood as well as contextual, detailed, and poignant memories based on extensive interviews dating from to The scholarliness of the work is reflected in more than footnotes, invaluable to those who will seek more information.
The introduction and Chapter One provide background in social theory as applied to children, together with broader nation-scale themes that bear on the time period, but always brought back to the special context of Butte. Those of us who love Butte know it is unique—but all places are unique.
Finn adroitly weaves well-known situations and events, from strikes to parades, with childhood memories of living near mines and growing up in mining families. The stories in this chapter are really broader than Butte and connect Butte culturally to the rest of the nation. The sections that most Butte folks will enjoy the most are Chapters Four through Seven. Chapter Seven is essentially a long, detailed, and fascinating memoir of growing up in McQueen, as told to Janet Finn by Steve Sherick.
It is a vivid and beautifully drawn vision of that place over the life of a child. Copper was merely the means to support them. I noted only three errors: Stewart for Steward; a reference to Fat Jack the hack and hearse driver as an undertaker; and a misstatement of W. Here at Walmart.
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- Striking unions battle for better conditions.
- Finn, Janet L. 1956-?
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Mining Childhood explores the social history of childhood in Butte, Montana, with particular attention to the lives of working-class children, whose families were most directly affected by the ups and downs of copper mining. About This Item We aim to show you accurate product information.
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