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- DescriptionA monumental work, expansive in scope, covering the life, times and culture of that most famous of the Wobblies - songwriter, poet, hobo, thinker, humourist, martyr - Joe Hill. It is a journey into the Wobbly culture that made Hill and the capitalist culture that killed him. Many aspects of the life and lore of Joe Hill receive their first and only discussion in IWW historian Franklin Rosemont's opus. Collected too is Joe Hill's art, plus scores of other images featuring Hill-inspired art by IWW illustrators from Ralph Chaplin to Carlos Cortez.
- Author BiographyFranklin Rosemont was a poet, an artist, and an activist who was involved in the history of surrealism and the radical labor movement in the United States. He is the author of An Open Entrance to the Shut Palace of Wrong Numbers and several collections of poetry and the editor of several books, including What Is Surrealism? Selected Writings of Andre Breton. He was the cofounder of the Chicago Surrealist Group. David Roediger is a professor of American studies and history at Kansas University. He is the author of How Race Survived U.S. History and The Wages of Whiteness and the coauthor of Our Own Time: A History of American Labor and the Working Day. His articles have appeared in Against the Current, History Workshop Journal, New Left Review, the Progressive, and Radical History Review. He lives in Chicago.
- Author(s)Franklin Rosemont
- PublisherPM Press
- Date of Publication20/12/2015
- SubjectBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationOakland
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPM Press
- Weight696 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine46 mm
- Introduction byDavid Roediger
- Edition Statement2nd
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