Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. Hardcover. 243pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Red cloth over boards with a silver stamped title on the spine. Very good plus condition. The top fore corner of the front cover is gently bumped. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with lightly rubbed edges and several small stains. The jacket's spine is heavily discolored. There is a 1/2" closed tear in the top edge of the rear panel. Item #38260
Part of The Working Class in American History series. "Halker's work is a major contribution to working-class cultural studies and to an understanding of the song-poem in the shifting meanings of religion in the nineteenth-century America." - Paul Buhle, author of Marxism in the U.S. and co-editor of The Encyclopedia of the American Left.