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  • Hedges, M. H. [Marion Hawthorne, 1888-1959].
    IRON CITY.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Beloit, Wisconsin: Beloit College Press, (1994.). Hedge's first book, a novel written while he was still a professor at Beloit College in Wisconsin and controversial because of the similarity to the Beloit locale and its citizens, originally published in 1919. He describes this book in his preface as an endeavor to 'depict the unspiritual side of American life.' Hedges left Beliot shortly after this novel was published, and after a few years as a reporter, in 1924 he went to Washington, D.C. where he was research director of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and editor of the Electrical Workers' Journal. He became well known in government circles as an expert in labor relations and economic and social planning,…

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    Beloit, Wisconsin: Beloit College Press, (1994.). Hedge's first book, a novel written while he was still a professor at Beloit College in Wisconsin and controversial because of the similarity to the Beloit locale and its citizens, originally published in 1919. He describes this book in his preface as an endeavor to 'depict the unspiritual side of American life.' Hedges left Beliot shortly after this novel was published, and after a few years as a reporter, in 1924 he went to Washington, D.C. where he was research director of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and editor of the Electrical Workers' Journal. He became well known in government circles as an expert in labor relations and economic and social planning, being awarded a gold medal by the National Planning Association. He was one of the founders of the National Economic and Social Planning Association, while an undergraduate, of Sigma Delta Chi, national professional journalism fraternity. This edition includes introductions by Alan Wald and Frederick Burwell. xxxvi, 257 pp. ISBN: 1-884941-001.

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    Condition: Very good+ illustrated wrappers (some soiling to edges of textblock.)

    Book ID: 36558
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  • C. L. R. JAMES: A Life. by [James, C. L. R] Dhondy, Farrukh.
    [James, C. L. R] Dhondy, Farrukh.
    C. L. R. JAMES: A Life.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A "critical appreciation of the West Indian historian and political activist who played a towering role in the cause of Pan-Africanism in the twentieth century. Born in Trinidad in 1901,he was a lifelong advocacy for the Trinidadian oppressed. .. and, until his death in 1989, [he] wrote works of both fiction and nonfiction that would profoundly influence the Black Power movement in the United States and independence movements in Africa and the West Indies. Dhondy knew James personally and was given access to his papers. The result is a biography that is a revelation of the life and work of this legendary intellect and revolutionary." Notes, index. xvi, 224 pp. ISBN: 0-375-421009.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 52633
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  • THE BRIDGE AND THE ABYSS: The Troubled Friendship of Maxim Gorky and V. I. Lenin. by Wolfe, Bertram David.
    Wolfe, Bertram David.
    THE BRIDGE AND THE ABYSS: The Troubled Friendship of Maxim Gorky and V. I. Lenin.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Praeger, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - Published for the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University, California. Illustrated with a section including 20 plates. Selected bibliography, index. x, 180 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in a good dust jacket (a tight copy, but missing front endpaper; dj is price-clipped with light edgewear)

    Book ID: 74707
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