Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. 243pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Red cloth over boards with a silver stamped title on the spine. Near fine, in a very good dust jacket. The jacket is heavily sunned at the spine and along several panel edges. Item #45422
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.