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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald W Haslam; Janice E Haslam
ISBN: 9780803239760 0803239769
OCLC Number: 955642558
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 427 p., 30 p. de lám.) il.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Prologue; 1. The Early Years; 2. Young Manhood; 3. Romance; 4. General Semantics; 5. World War II; 6. The Postwar Years; 7. San Francisco State; 8. On Strike!; 9. The Senate; 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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