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Radical education in the rural South : Commonwealth College, 1922-1940

Author: William H Cobb
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Founded in 1923 in Louisiana and relocated a year later to Arkansas, Commonwealth College was a resident labour college on a self-sustaining communal farm. Cobb describes how its Debsian socialist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Cobb
ISBN: 0814327737 9780814327739
OCLC Number: 42717801
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Getting there: from Ruskin and Llano to NewLlano and reality, 1914-1923 --
The odyssey to Arkansas and dramatis personae, 1923-1924 --
College building, 1924-1928: the good, the bad, and the ugly --
From utopian isolation to activist isolation, 1928-1931: the end of the Zeuch era --
On being a Commoner --
A change of course: Lucien Koch and the "new Commonwealth," 1931-1935 --
Fatal attraction: Commonwealth and the STFU, 1934-1937 --
Better dead than red, 1937-1940 --
Conclusion: blowin' in the wind?
Responsibility: William H. Cobb.

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