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Guide to the Max Nomad Papers TAM.017

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Historical/Biographical Note

Max Nomad (1881-1973) philosophic anarchist, author and educator, who also wrote under the pseudonym Max Norton, was born 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.