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Venturing outside the ivory tower

Gordon Griffiths

Venturing outside the ivory tower

the political autobiography of a college professor

by Gordon Griffiths

  • 8 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • United States. Foreign Economic Administration,
  • Communist Party of the United States of America,
  • Communism,
  • University of Washington,
  • Communist Party of Great Britain,
  • United States. Board of Economic Warfare,
  • United States,
  • Berkeley University of California,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Loyalty oaths,
  • University of Oxford,
  • Economic aspects

  • About the Edition

    Memoir relating chiefly to Griffiths" membership and activities in the communist party while a student and historian at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Washington in Seattle, and the University of Oxford in England. Discusses loyalty oaths and his participation, along with Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur, Haakon Chevalier, and J. Robert Oppenheimer, in the faculty communist group at Berkeley. Other individuals represented include Kenneth May, John and Richard Dyer-Bennet, and Griffiths" wife Mary. Outlines his work during World War II with the U.S. Board of Economic Warfare and the Foreign Economic Administration and his career as a historian of modern Europe. Second partial copy includes an additional chapter.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 1 0.2
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25272246M
    LC Control Number2004085104

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    But the department of African and African American Studies is actually venturing outside the ivory tower and establishing an education that transcends the ten-mile radius of Crimson territory. New Evidence Document #3: Excerpts from Gordon Griffiths' unpublished memoir, "Venturing Outside the Ivory Tower: The Political Autobiography of a College Professor" New Evidence Document #4: Author's Note: Is belonging to a "closed unit" in the CP tantamount to Communist Party membership.


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