Written in Blood: Courage and Corruption in the Appalachian War of Extraction by Michael Kline, Wess Harris
English | October 1st, 2017 | ISBN: 162963445X | 264 Pages | EPUB | 5.97 MB
Featuring Appalachia's leading scholars and activists, Written in Blood offers an accurate and uncensored understanding of coal mining history. Combining new revelations from the past with sketches of a sane path forward, this collection considers our past, present, and future. Sociologist Wess Harris further documents the infamous Esau scrip system for women, suggesting an institutionalized practice of forced sexual servitude that was part of coal company policy.