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I Spent My Life in the Mines

The Story of Juan Rojas, Bolivian Tin Miner

by June Nash

  • 297 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Biography: general,
  • Mining technology & engineering,
  • Work & labour,
  • Bolivia,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Rojas, Juan,
  • Tin miners,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10195818M
    ISBN 100231079370
    ISBN 109780231079372

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We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us: Dependency and I Spent My Life in the Mines book in Bolivian Tin Mines. New York: Columbia University Press. Nash, June and Helen Safa, eds. Sex and Class I Spent My Life in the Mines book Latin America. New York: Praeger Publishers. Get this from a library.

I Spent My Life in the Mines: The Story of Juan Rojas, Bolivian Tin Miner. [Juan Rojas; June C Nash] -- A collection of personal testimonies of tin miners in Bolivia gathered as a means of analyzing the development of consciousness among workers as well as the unconscious values that motivated their.

I spent my life in the mines: the story of Juan Rojas, Bolivian tin miner / June Nash [editor] HD M72 B "I sweat the flavor of tin": labor activism in early twentieth-century Bolivia / Robert L.

“I spent my I Spent My Life in the Mines book folded between the pages of books. In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association.

My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together. An anthropological account of life for a Bolivian tin miner, his wife and their children. Written in the words of Juan Rojas' family, the narrative follows everyday events in their lives.

The author's introduction gives an overview of Bolivian economic and social history. Doug spent five years working in the mines in Northern Ontario and had many “close calls”. He then spent many years working in factories in Southern Ontario.

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We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us: Dependency and Exploitation in Bolivian Tin Pub. Date: 04/01/ Publisher: Columbia University Press. We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us: Dependency and Exploitation in Bolivian Tin Mines / Edition 2. by June Nash June Nash is the author of I Spent My Life in the Mines.

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