Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World
Alewitz, Mike; Coe, Sue; Jones, Sabrina; Buhle, Paul; Schulman, NicolePublisher: Verso
Date Written: 17/04/2005
Year Published: 2005
Pages: 320pp Price: $37.50 ISBN: 978-1844675258
Book Type: Drawing
Resource Type: Book
The stories of the hard-rock miners shooting wars, Elizabeth Gurly Flynn (the Rebel Girl), the first sit-down strikes and Free Speech fights, Emma Goldman and the struggle for birth control access, bohemian radicals John Reed and Louise Bryant, field-hand revolts and lumber workers strikes, wartime witch hunts, government prosecutions and mob lynching, Mexican-American uprisings in Baja, and Mexican peasant revolts led by Wobblies, hilarious and sentimental songs created and later revivedall are here, and much more.
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