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Dynamite, the story of class violence in America, by Louis Adamic.

Author/Creator:
Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951.
Other Title:
Class violence in America.
Publication:
New York, The Viking Press, MCMXXXI [1931].
Format/Description:
Book
x, 452 p., [16] leaves of plates illus., ports. 22 cm.
Subjects:
Labor and laboring classes -- United States -- History
Anarchism and anarchists -- United States
Strikes and lockouts
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Part One. Mild Beginnings
Part Two. "Dynamite ... That's the Stuff!"
Part Three. The War Begins in Earnest
Part Four. The McNamara Affair
Part Five. Massacres, Frame-Ups, and Judicial Murders
Part Six. Recent Tendencies in the Class War (1920-1930).
Notes:
With half-title.
"Copyright 1931 by Louis Adamic."
"This book is an effort to race the evolution of violence in the class struggle in the United States from the unorganized, spasmodic riots in the eighteen-thirties on the part of the ill-treated laborers to the highly organized criminal terrorism, or "racketeering," of today."--Author's Note.
Red cloth boards with cream paper labels printed in red on front cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers show black and white collage of newspaper headlines on a black background.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-443) and index.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has unopened leaves.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy inscribed "To Milton A. Abernathy In friendship + with best wishes Louis Adamic May 17, 1931." on half-title.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Abernathy, Milton A. (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951 (autograph) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1931
Contributor:
Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
227611
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