Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist

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University of Illinois Press, 1982 - Socialists - 437 pages
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This is a social biography of Eugene Victor Debs. It is a traditional biography in that it emphasizes this one individual's personal and public life as far as the evidence allows. The book is also a piece of social history that assumes individuals do not stand outside the culture and society they grew in and from.
  

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Review: Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist (The Working Class in American History)

User Review  - Mark Bowles - Goodreads

Nick Salvatore, Eugene V. Debs; Citizen and Socialist (1982) 1. Discusses the triumph and tragedy of the socialist leaders personal and public life 2. Explores the first generation of American radicals who had to grapple with the emergence of modern corporate capitalism Read full review

Review: Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist (The Working Class in American History)

User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

A well-written biography that gives unique insight into the person and work of Eugene Debs, one of the most influential leaders in the early American Socialist movement. Read full review

Contents

NATIVE SON 18551889
1
An Earthly Paradise
4
The BlueEyed Boy of Destiny
23
A Citizen A Workingman
56
THE MEANING OF CITIZENSHIP 18901900
83
Transcending the Brotherhoods
88
An Injury to One
114
What Is to Be Done?
147
The WorkingClass Republic
220
Arise Comrade Debs
262
A RADICALS LEGACY 1920
303
A Species of Purging
308
Epilogue
342
Notes
347
Bibliography
403
Index
425

SOCIALIST CITIZEN 19011919
179
A Ripe Trade Unionist
183

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Nick Salvatore is Maurice and Hinda Neufeld Founders Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and a professor of American studies at Cornell University. He is the author of "We All Got History: The Memory Books of Amos Webber" and oher books. See www.nicksalvatore.com for more information.

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