Good Read, Old Story

  title={Good Read, Old Story},
  author={Jon C. Teaford},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  pages={350 - 354}
  • J. Teaford
  • Published 30 August 2006
  • History
  • Reviews in American History
"We have so many studies of the [Haymarket] riot and the trial that it would be impossible to justify another," wrote Bruce Nelson in 1988.1 Certainly the literature on the subject has been copious. Immediately following the trial in 1886 anarchist Dyer Lum published "a concise history" of the event, attacking the prosecution's case. Two years later George McLean answered with a withering assault on the defendants in The Rise and Fall of Anarchy, followed in 1889 by Chicago police captain… 


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