This volume provides bibliographic control over the extensive literature on the Haymarket Riot. It lists over 1,500 primary and secondary documents and provides descriptive annotations for most entries. It also includes subject and author indexes and thorough cross-references. The entries are organized under four main headings: (1) Context, which includes background material on labor and industry, the history and theory of anarchism, the history of Chicago, and biographical material on the individuals involved; (2) History, which includes the principal secondary writings on the Riot and the documents from the legal proceedings; (3) Argument, which includes a chronological arrangement of protest and polemical literature on various Haymarket issues, notices of commemorative meetings and speeches, and writings devoted to the central issue of the freedom of expression and assembly; and (4) Imagination, which includes sections on fiction, drama, poetry, and art inspired by Haymarket.
|Series:||Bibliographies and Indexes in American History Series , #25|
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About the Author
ROBERT W. GLENN is associate professor in the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Tennessee.
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