Centre for History and Economics Seminar - LENT TERM 2021 - registration portal
Tuesday 2 February 2021
Megan Black (MIT) Rocky Mountain High: Economic Privilege in Campaigns Against Multinational Mining in the 1970s
This paper will analyze the strategies mobilized by the ski town of Crested Butte, Colorado against the multinational firm AMAX in its bid to open a molybdenum mine. These duelling campaigns for and against mining were powerfully shaped by histories of U.S. settler colonialism and transformations in the international economic order.
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