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In thought and action : the enigmatic life of S.I. Hayakawa

Author: Gerald W Haslam; Janice E Haslam
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most gripping images from the 1960s captures the slight figure of Dr. S.I. Hayakawa scrambling onto a sound truck parked in front of San Francisco State College amid campus unrest. Hayakawa had hoped to use this soapbox to address the assembled demonstrators, but instead he ended up ripping out speaker wires and halting an illegal campus demonstration--or denying first-amendment rights to the crowd,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: S I Hayakawa; S I Hayakawa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald W Haslam; Janice E Haslam
ISBN: 9780803237643 0803237642
OCLC Number: 712115591
Description: xiv, 427 pages, 30 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Prologue Part 1. The Early Years Part 2. Young Manhood Part 3. Romance Part 4. General Semantics Part 5. World War II Part 6. The Postwar Years Part 7. San Francisco State Part 8. On Strike! Part 9. The Senate Part 10. U.S. English Bibliographic Essay Selected Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Gerald W. Haslam with Janice E. Haslam.

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"In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S. I. Hayakawa traces the fascinating life of an iconic American writer, teacher, politician, and family man. In the process, authors Gerald W. Haslam Read more...

 
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