Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist

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University of Illinois Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 437 pages
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In this classic book, Nick Salvatore offers a major reevaluation of Eugene V. Debs, the movements he launched, and his belief in American Socialism as an extension of the nation's democratic traditions.

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Eugene Debs is now largely forgotten by all but historians, but in the first two decades of the twentieth century he was one of the most prominent and, by many, beloved political figures in America. A ... Read full review

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I read this because it in 1983 won the Bancroft Prize. It is the 36th such winner I have read. The author is quite sympathetic to Debs, though he does not hesitate to criticize him and point out his ... Read full review



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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 for more information.

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