DIGGINS, JOHN P.
Title Up From Communism: Conservative Odysseys In American Intellectual Life.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Harper & Row, New York: 1971.
0060110422 / 9780060110420
Seller ID 29444X1
This elegant and brilliant book illumines the puzzling, often tortured relationship of the intellectual in politics, the temptations of communism that seduced many American intellectuals in the twenties and thirties, the temptations of conservatism which lured them when their god had failed. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Philosophy, Communism, World War II, Stalinism, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph McCarthy, History, Max Eastman, Communist Party, William F. Buckley, Bolshevik, Leon Trotsky).