Children of Crisis - Volume 2: Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers

Children of Crisis - Volume 2: Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers by Robert Coles 0316151769 9780316151764
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Since the late 1950s, Robert Coles has been studying, living with, and, above all, listening to the American poor. The result is one of the most vigorous and searching social studies ever undertaken by one man in the United States. Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers is the second volume in Dr. Coless award-winning series, Children of Crisis. In it, he listens to three groups: the migrant workers who travel the eastern coast of this country, picking crops day after day; the sharecroppers and tenant farmers who live on isolated southern plantations, just as their ancestors did as slaves; and the mountaineers of Appalachia, whose only choice lies between coal mining and starvation. Book jacket.

Author: Robert Coles

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 653

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Publication Date: 1971-03-30


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