Publisher description for Changing mines in America / Peter Goin and C. Elizabeth Raymond.


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Most Americans today view mines as little more than ugly scars on the landscape, places with no connection to an American way of life. This creative new work will force many to rethink that impression: after an introduction to the history of mining in America, the authors present eight visual and historical essays about diverse sites across the nation, each of which reveals mines not simply as physical degradations but as evolving cultural artifacts of the American landscape.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mines and mineral resources -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Mines and mineral resources -- United States -- History.