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												REVEILLE FOR RADICALS by  SAUL ALINSKY
	 - First Edition
			 - 1946
		 - from RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA  (SKU: 42644)

REVEILLE FOR RADICALS

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REVEILLE FOR RADICALS

by ALINSKY, SAUL

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Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1946. First printing in original black cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with red top-stain. Presentation stamp on front flyleaf from the International Ladies Garment Workers. Page 109 has a crease and closed tear, else crisp and unmarked. The dust jacket is price intact with shallow chipping and closed tear. "This Book Is Epoch-Making." -- Jacques Maritain. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

Synopsis

Saul Alinsky was born in Chicago in 1909 and educated first in the streets of that city and then in its university. Graduate work at the University of Chicago in criminology introduced him to the Al Capone gang, and later to Joliet State Prison, where he studied prison life. He founded what is known today as the Alinsky ideology and Alinsky concepts of mass organization for power. His work in organizing the poor to fight for their rights as citizens has been internationally recognized. In the late 1930s he organized the Back of the Yards area in Chicago (the neighborhood made famous in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle ). Subsequently, through the Industrial Areas Foundation which he began in 1940, Mr. Alinsky and his staff helped to organize communities not only in Chicago but throughout the country. He later turned his attentions to the middle class, creating a training institute for organizers. He died in 1972.

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bookseller
RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
42644
Title
REVEILLE FOR RADICALS
Author
ALINSKY, SAUL
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Date Published
1946

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