Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune: Civil War-Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor
Rbodes, Sonny, Journalism History
Tuchinsky, Adam. Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune: Civil War-Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2010. 312 pp. $59.95.
It is appropriate that I finished this book on Labor Day. Besides newspaper editor Horace Greeley, it partly focuses on nineteenth-century labor problems, and it was a labor to get through a few of its chapters. That is not to say that the book is not worthwhile. It provides a thoughtful analysis of politics and labor problems during America's early years and also offers insights into one of the most-influential journalists of the 1800s.
Greeley, born on a New Hampshire farm in 1811, was mostly self-educated …
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Publication information: Article title: Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune: Civil War-Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. Contributors: Rbodes, Sonny - Author. Journal title: Journalism History. Volume: 36. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2010. Page number: 184. © Journalism History Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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