4 results found for: subject:"United States--Economic conditions--20th century"

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1956 Apr. 9

American Friends Service Committee

Proposal for senate subcommittee on disarmament

Boston (Mass.) - Stressing the "urgent need" for a "high-level non-partisan committee" to effect "the reallocation of American economic life when disarmament becomes a reality" and addressing the effect of peace on the stockmarket.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Nov.

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Review of The Lost Cities of Africa

United States - Noting the "rather misleading title" of this "really ... indispensable account" of the roles of ethnology, archaeology, and chemistry in the refurbishment of popular conception of the African continent but warning that the work is "not easy reading because the author is careful not to express certain and clear conclusions." Published under the title "Rediscovery of Afri... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 May

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Review of Economics and Social Reform

United States - First 2 of 3 pages describing the book's "great disappointment," on the basis of its authors previously "brilliant mind" and its format's "convenient textbook"-like nature. Published under the title "Economics and Reform" in the May 1958 issue of the "Crisis" (volume 65, number 5, pages 314-315).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1966 Feb. 7

Oglesby, Carl, 1935-2011

The revolt against the social order [Students for a Democratic Society speech]

Oxford (Ohio) - Speech by Carl Oglesby given at Miami University on Free Universities and the purpose of the University; asks what revolt and what social order? The war on poverty.

Carl Oglesby Papers