Looking at the cross currents of historical and contemporary events
Appears to be a very interesting read. However, it also appears much of it deals with Europe rather than the USA. The library has a couple of copies and I'll give it a look.
Yes, it is largely European from what I can tell, although we have had our share of anarchists, spies, and Pinkertons, too. Like labor and other social-justice issues, these bigger picture questions tend to transcend national boundaries.
There was another book on anarchism that I enjoyed sometime back called Demanding the Impossible,http://books.google.lt/books?id=QDWIOL_KtGYC&printsec=frontcover&dq=demanding+the+impossible&source=bl&ots=2iNuPNSqur&sig=x5ppy2IWlMcZfVf0zpYLgA-r3IE&hl=lt&ei=3f3pTNm2EY2VOu_53MoK&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CDYQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=falseIt was quite exhaustive and even included a section on anarcho-capitalism and the policies of Reagan and other Right Wing leaders.
Also worth noting is Homage to Catalonia, in which Orwell tells of the promising but all too short anarchism experiment in Barcelona.
More specifically,Anarchism in America,http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/anarchism-in-america/
What I think _may_ be of interest is his contrasting the methods of the Pinkertons et al. with those they were allegedly protecting the country from. But I haven't read this one yet, so not sure.
Thanks for the film link, Gintaras. Another one for these long winter nights -- we're in a blizzard situation up here now, so it's time to start watching movies again.