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Material Culture and Structural Violence: Reframing Evidence of the Social Gradient in Industrial Contexts (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kyla Cools.

This is an abstract from the "Constructing Bodies and Persons: Health and Medicine in Historic Social Context" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Coal mining is an industry which has historically exposed laborers to a variety of environmental and occupational health hazards which resulted in injury and/or physical disability. These health hazards however, did not impact all laborers involved in coal mining equally. As a coal mining company town...