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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

The Company Town

Author

Lawrence W. Boyd

Categories

Economic History
Labor and Demographic Economics

Type

Article

Description

This article explains the company town as an economic institution that was part of the market for labor. It discusses company towns as primarily existing in areas associated with the coal industry and discusses the labor struggles associated with it.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=boyd.company.town

Home URL

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