The Letters of Joe Hill

The Letters of Joe Hill
Author : Joe Hill
Publisher : Haymarket Books
Total Pages : 136
Release : 2015-11-09
ISBN 10 : 9781608465811
ISBN 13 : 1608465810
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

"Joe Hill's influence is everywhere. Without Joe Hill, there's no Woody Guthrie, no Dylan, no Springsteen, no Clash, no Public Enemy, no Minor Threat, no System of a Down, no Rage Against the Machine."—Tom Morello, from the foreword Radical songwriter and organizer Joe Hill was murdered by the capitalist state in 1915, but his songs continue to inspire working-class activists and musicians. In this collection of letters, assembled by radical historian Philip Foner with new material by Alexis Buss, readers are provided a window into the political reflections and personal struggles behind Hill's legend.

The Letters of Joe Hill
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Joe Hill
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-09 - Publisher: Haymarket Books

"Joe Hill's influence is everywhere. Without Joe Hill, there's no Woody Guthrie, no Dylan, no Springsteen, no Clash, no Public Enemy, no Minor Threat, no System
The Letters of Joe Hill
Language: en
Pages: 121
Authors: Joe Hill
Categories: Folk singers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
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Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith

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Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Philip Sheldon Foner
Categories: Industrial Workers of the World
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Pages: 656
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Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: William M. Adler
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Tom Zaniello
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Richard Polenberg
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-07 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

In 2015, Bob Dylan said, "I learned lyrics and how to write them from listening to folk songs. And I played them, and I met other people that played them, back
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Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Cary Nelson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

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Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Henry Bengston
Categories: History
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