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The Haymarket Tragedy - Paul Avrich

The Haymarket Tragedy

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Published: 21st May 1986
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This is the first paperback edition of a moving appraisal of the infamous Haymarket bombing (May 1886) and the trial that followed it--a trial that was a cause celebre in the 1880s and that has since been recognized as one of the most unjust in the annals of American jurisprudence. Paul Avrich shows how eight anarchists who were blamed for the bombing at a workers' meeting near Chicago's Haymarket Square became the focus of a variety of passionately waged struggles.

"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

ISBN: 9780691006000
ISBN-10: 0691006008
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 556
Published: 21st May 1986
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.82