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The Haymarket tragedy

The Haymarket tragedy

Author: Paul Avrich; Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Avrich; Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0691047111 9780691047119 0691006008 9780691006000
OCLC Number: 10273006
Description: xv, 535 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. I: Albert Parsons. An American boyhood --
Labor agitator --
The great strike --
From socialism to anarchism --
Part II: Anarchists. Social revolutionaries --
The Pittsburgh Congress --
The International Working People's Association --
The American group --
August spies --
Counterculture --
The intransigents --
Cult of dynamite --
Part III: Haymarket. On the eve --
The bomb --
Red scare --
The fugitive --
The trial --
The verdict --
Part IV: The ordeal. The appeal --
Convicts --
Gorvenor Oglesby --
Springfield --
The scaffold --
Part V: The aftermath. Repercussions --
The pardon --
The legacy --
The bombthrower --
Responsibility: Paul Avrich.


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"What makes [this book] so valuable is that Avrich has shown us a time when anarchism breathed life into American politics, and not simply when it drew its last breath in Chicago."--The New Republic Read more...

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Nice examination of social issues

by forgettb (WorldCat user published 2012-06-12) Good Permalink

This work provides an interesting drama that examines the labor movement, anarchy and socialism in the United States in the 1880s.

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