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Logging work injuries in Appalachia

Charles H Wolf

Logging work injuries in Appalachia

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Broomall, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logging -- Accidents -- Appalachian region.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles H. Wolf and Gilbert P. Dempsey
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper NE -- 416
    ContributionsDempsey, Gilbert P., joint author, United States. Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13602348M


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wolf, Charles H. (Charles Hrach), Logging work injuries in Appalachia. Broomall, Pa.: Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə,-l eɪ ʃ ə,-l æ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York State to northern Alabama and Georgia.

While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern Counties or county-equivalents: Problem: Logging continues to be a major source of injuries in northeast paper describes logging-related injuries in the Jilin Province of the People's Republic of China.

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Education, in Appalachia, has also lagged behind the rest of the country, mostly due to funding problems. But, traditionally, most residents have engaged in farming and have not seen the necessity for formal education. In fact, when families were planting or harvesting, children, who did go to school, were kept home to help with the farm s: Hillbilly Elegy is first and foremost a memoir, but it also examines the Appalachian working class at large, often incorporating sociological studies to supplement Vance’s life story and proposing possible new ways of thinking about poverty.

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Notes. The best recent scholarship on the region has been collected in Mary Beth Pudup, Dwight E. Billings, and Altina L. Waller, Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century (Chapel Hill: Univ.

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