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Guide to the Max Nomad Papers TAM.017

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Creator: Nomad, Max
Source - dnr: Nomad, Max
Title: Max Nomad Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1902-1967
Abstract: Max Nomad (1881-1973) philosophic anarchist, author and educator, who also wrote under the pseudonym Max Norton was born in 1881 in Buczacz, Poland. He was influenced by the thought of Waclaw Machajski, a heretical Polish radical. Prior to WWI he was a native of Austria and attended the University of Vienna. A Guggenheim Fellow in 1937, and for many years a lecturer in politics and history at New York University, the New School for Social Research and the Rand School, his books include Rebels and Renegades, Apostles of Revolution; Dreamers, Dynamiters and Demagogues; Political Heretics from Plato to Mao Tse-Tung; A Skeptics Political Dictionary and Handbook for the Disenchanted; and Aspects of Revolution. The papers contain manuscripts, clippings, a scrapbook, published material, and course descriptions. The material concerns communism, Latin America, world prominent radicals, and personal philosophy. There is also an unpublished biography of Stalin, notes on the Soviet Union and the Communist Party thereof, and essays.
Quantity: 2.25 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Call Phrase: TAM.017