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

Autor: Gerald W Haslam; Janice E Haslam
Editorial: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2011.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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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,  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
Persona designada: S I Hayakawa; S I Hayakawa
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Gerald W Haslam; Janice E Haslam
ISBN: 9780803237643 0803237642
Número OCLC: 712115591
Descripción: xiv, 427 pages, 30 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contenido: List of IllustrationsPreface ProloguePart 1. The Early YearsPart 2. Young ManhoodPart 3. RomancePart 4. General SemanticsPart 5. World War IIPart 6. The Postwar YearsPart 7. San Francisco StatePart 8. On Strike!Part 9. The SenatePart 10. U.S. English Bibliographic EssaySelected BibliographyIndex
Responsabilidad: Gerald W. Haslam with Janice E. Haslam.

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"An ingenious portrait."-Greg Robinson, Nichi Rei -- Greg Robinson * Nichi Rei * "Haslam and his wife, Janice, have done a brilliant job in this timely biography."-Jud Snyder, Community Voice -- Jud Leer más

 
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