Ralph Miliband (1924-94) played a key role within the political and intellectual community of the Left, both in Britain and North America. This work provides debates and dilemmas of socialists from World War II until the collapse of communism.
A fascinating account of the extraordinary life of W. E. B. Du Bois's widow: a complex, creative woman who lived a colorful, meaningful life. (Essence) Horne is the first biographer to grant Shirley Graham Du Bois her due. (Boston Globe)
In this trenchant work, James Barrett traces the political journey of a leading worker radical whose life and experiences encapsulate radicalism's rise and fall in the United States. A self-educated wage earner raised in the slums of a large industrial city, William Z. Foster became a brilliant union organizer who helped build the American ......
Richard James Oglesby is best known for introducing the rail-splitter image into Abraham Lincoln's successful presidential campaign of 1860, and in many ways his career ran parallel to Honest Abe's. This biography of the three-time governor of Illinois offers the first detailed view of a key figure in the great changes that swept Illinois and the ......
Savitri Devi, the Hindu-Aryan Myth, and Neo-Nazism
A study of the ideology of Savitri Devi, whose beliefs combined Aryan supremacism and anti-semitism with Hinduism, social Darwinism and a fundamentally biocentric view of life. This book examines how Devi has been lionized by the fringe radical right as a foremother of Nazi ideology.
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister (from 1959 to 1990), has been an international figure not only for establishing Singapore's political and economic stability but also for fostering economic development throughout Asia.
For nearly a decade Ralph Bunche, United Nations Under-Secretary, was the most celebrated contemporary African American, both domestically and internationally, but today he is virtually forgotten. This biography sets out to recapture the essence of his service to America and the world.