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Wasn"t that a time?

growing up radical and red in America

by Robert Schrank

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Schrank, Robert,
    • Socialists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Radicals -- United States -- Biography,
    • Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Working class -- United States -- Political activity

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert Schrank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX84.S42 A3 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 452 p., [6] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages452
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL350366M
      ISBN 100262193892
      LC Control Number98009714
      OCLC/WorldCa38390833

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