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Ethics of Democracy

By: Louis F. Post

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Moody Publishing Co.: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Louis F. Post

Seller ID: plk35


Assistant Sect'y of Labor created quite a stir during the era of the 'Palmer raids' and the 'red scare'. Post managed to confront an antagonistic and pro dismissal or impeachment Congress, and singlehandedly show that his actions were both legal and constitutional; and that he acted with the highest regard for principle and law. After several days, he walked out of the hearings, exonerated. Leaving behind him the stunned sound of silence in the Congressional hall. ... View more info

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Generation of Swine - Gonzo Papers Vol. 2 Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 111wd


Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best? covering emblematic events such as the 1987-88 presidential campaign, with Vice President George Bush, Sr., fighting for his life against Republican competitors like Alexander Haig, Pat Buchanan, and Pat Robertson; detailing the GOP's obsession with drugs and drug abuse; while at the same time capturing momentous social phenomena as they occ... View more info

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The Movement to Americanize the Immigrant

By: Edward George Hartmann, Phd.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Edward George Hartmann

Seller ID: br25xx


The Americanization Movement was a concerted effort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to help new immigrants settle and assimilate into America's civic culture with the intent of promoting patriotism and productivity. These efforts primarily took the form of English language classes and courses in American civics but suffered from vague definitions of what "Americanization" meant besides learning the language, being loyal to the United States, and acc... View more info