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The Portable John Reed

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The Portable John Reed

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The Portable John Reed by Mike Davis
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A radical American journalist and a revolutionary socialist, John Reed was best known for his eyewitness account of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Ten Days That Shook the World (Penguin Classic, 2007). In 1919, Reed helped found the US Communist party. His life was told in the 1981 Academy Award-winning film Reds, starring Diane Keaton and Warren Beatty. Reed also chronicled many other flash-points of the workers' struggle from Mexico to Russia and the best of his journalism is collected in this new edition of his writings, edited by historian and activist Mike Davis.

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John Reed was a socialist journalist best known for his eyewitness account of the October 1917 Russian Revolution, -Ten Days that Shook the World.- Reed's identification with the Bolshevik revolution resulted from many years of reportage and activist participation in the American class struggle. In 1919 Reed helped to found the U.S. Communist Party. Writer, historian, and activist Mike Davis is the author many books, including City of Quartz, The Ecology of Fear, The Monster at Our Door, and Planet of Slums. Davis teaches in the Department of History at the University of California at Irvine, and lives in San Diego.
Release date Australia
August 26th, 2010
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Pages
360
Country of Publication
United States
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Haymarket Books
ISBN-13
9781931859813
Product ID
3567888

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