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Thyra J. Edwards : black activist in the global freedom struggle

Author: Gregg Andrews
Publisher: Columbia : Univ. of Missouri Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thyra Edwards was a world lecturer, journalist, social worker, labour organizer, women's rights advocate, and civil rights activist-an undeniably important figure in the social struggles of the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Named Person: Thyra J Edwards; Thyra J Edwards; Thyra J Edwards
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Andrews
OCLC Number: 815892535
Notes: Introduction : "the spirit of Aframerican womanhood"--Texas roots of rebellion under the chinaberry tree -- Social work and racial uplift in Gary, Indiana -- Getting a labor education in Illinois, New York, and Denmark -- Chain smoking and thinking "Black" from Red Square to Nazi Germany -- Building a popular front in Chicago -- Conducting educational travel seminars to Europe -- With Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War -- With health problems and the Spanish Loyalist refugees in Mexico -- The Double V years and marriage in New York City -- The final years in Italy.
Literaturverz. S. 211-228.
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Description: IX, 243 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Gregg Andrews.

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"Andrews establishes beyond a doubt that the subject of his brisk biography, civil rights and labor activist Thyra Edwards, lived a fascinating and often thrilling life."--Southwestern Historical Read more...

 
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