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Pennsylvania in public memory : reclaiming the industrial past / Carolyn Kitch
Books/Textual Material | Pennsylvania State University Press | c2012.

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Imprint
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012.
Descript
xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary
"Looks at sites and events in Pennsylvania to explore the emergence of heritage culture about industry and its loss in America. Traces the shaping of public memory of coal, steel, railroading, lumber, oil, and agriculture, and the story it tells about both local and national identity"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references( p.[219]-240) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Public Memory and the Legacies of Labor -- "Almost a Nation" : The History of Industrial Heritage in Pennsylvania -- "A Journey That Will Inspire" : Regions, Routes, and Rails -- "Overcomin' What Nature Put in Your Way" : Rural Heritage and Pioneer Mythology -- "Where I Came From, How I Got Here" : Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Tourism, and the Memory of Immigration -- "Deep Veins of Loss" : Sacrifice and Heroism in Coal Country -- "From Our Family to Yours" : Personal Meanings of Work in Factory Tourism -- "Steel Made This Town" : An Unfinished Story in Uncertain Times -- "What's the Use of Wond'rin'?" : The Questions of Industrial Heritage -- Epilogue: The Future of Pennsylvania's Past.
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ISBN
9780271052199 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271052198 (cloth : alk. paper)
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OCoLC
20120410020430.0
110727s2012 paua b s001 0 eng cam a
DLC eng DLC YDX YDXCP BTCTA BDX CDX DUQ
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n-us-pa
Mary Hillman Jennings Foundation cop. 1
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