Working Class Radicals Book


Working Class Radicals: The Socialist Party in West Virginia, 1898–1920 by Frederick A. Barkey.

This book examines the rise and fall of organized socialism in West Virginia through an exploration of the demographics of membership, oral interview material gathered in the 1960s from party members, and the collapse of the party in the wake of the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek coal-mining strike of 1912.