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When the Hills Are Gone – Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community - Minnesota Scholarship Online
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When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Thomas W. Pearson


When the Hills Are Gone tells the story of Wisconsin’s sand mining wars. Providing on-the-ground accounts from both the mining industry and the concerned citizens who fought back, Thomas W. Pearson blends social theory, ethnography, stirring journalism, and his own passionate point of view to offer an essential chapter of Wisconsin’s history and an important episode in the national environmental movement.

Keywords: Frac sand mining natural resources extraction fracking activism social movements community democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780816699919
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas W. Pearson, author
University of Wisconsin-Stout

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