Carlo Tresca

Portrait of a Rebel
Product Number: EB00651877
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781849350433
Publisher: AK Press
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Description

Nunzio Pernicone's biography uses Carlo Tresca's (1879-1943) storied life?as newspaper editor, labor agitator, anarchist, anti-communist, street fighter, and opponent of fascism?as a springboard to investigate Italian immigrant and radical communities in the United States. From his work on behalf of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), the Sacco and Vanzetti Defense Committee, and his assassination on the streets of New York City, Tresca's passion left a permanent mark on the American map. This edition, both revised and expanded, provides new insight into the American labor movement and a unique perspective on the immigrant experience.

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Author(s): Nunzio Pernicone
Original Publish Date: Oct 12, 2010

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