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text Boom, bust, exodus : the Rust Belt, the maquilas, and a tale of two cities

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"In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a cen... Read more
Contents
Prologue -- Boom Days in the Appliance City -- Life in the Magic Valley -- A New Era for an American Classic -- The Red-headed Stepchild -- Padre Mike and Nafta Man -- Resist, Reinvent, Resent -- "Sin Maíz, No Hay País" -- "The End is HERE!" -- Th... Read more
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399 p. ; 24 cm
Publisher
Oxford University Press 2015

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TADL-WOOD 330.9 BRO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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