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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Feminists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Radicals -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJanice R. MacKinnon, Stephen R. MacKinnon.
      ContributionsMacKinnon, Stephen R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.M16 Z77 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 425 p. [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages425
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2382163M
      ISBN 100520059662
      LC Control Number87010853


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Agnes Smedley, the life and times of an American radical book and writer best known for a series of articles and books centred on her experiences in China during the growth of Chinese communism.

Smedley grew up under straitened circumstances. At an early age she began working after school to. Smedley, Agnes (–)American author, foreign correspondent, and leading defender of the People's Republic of China. Born Agnes Smedley on Februin Campground, Missouri; died of pneumonia in a nursing home, following a partial gastrectomy, in Oxford, England, on May 6, ; buried in China; daughter of Charles H.

Source for information on Smedley, Agnes (– China's Red Army Marches () is a book of reportage by American radical journalist Agnes Smedley on the Chinese Soviet Republic in Jiangxi from toIt describes a stage in the Chinese Communist Revolution after the break-up of the First United Front with the Chinese Nationalist Party and before the Long March ofa stage in which the party followed a radical land and Author: Agnes Smedley.

Agnes Smedley began working as a teacher in rural schools inat the age of Agnes Smedley she became editor and contributor to the school paper "Tempe Normal Student" in and published her first writings there.

In Smedley moved to New York City, where she worked and became involved in politics and the birth-control movement. SMEDLEY, Agnes.

BornMissouri; died 6 MayLondon, England. Daughter of Charles and Sarah Rails Smedley; married Ernest Brundin, (divorced). Agnes Smedley's life began in the drab rural poverty of northwestern Missouri. She grew to maturity in the squalor of Colorado mining towns, where her father, an uneducated, hard-drinking, defiant man, had hoped to find his fortune and.

Agnes Smedley wanted to be known, and primarily is known, as an independent American radical, a working-class feminist, and a writer who served the causes in which she believed. Agnes Smedley You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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—Stephen R. MacKinnon, co-author, Agnes Smedley: Life and Times of an American Radical "This is a beautifully and deftly written account of the life of one of the most intriguing women of the first half of the twentieth century.

agnes smedley: the life and times of an american radical. university of california press. XI, p., 25 d. AGNES SMEDLEY: The Life and Times of an American Radical. By Janice R.

MacKinnon and Stephen R. MacKinnon. pages. Illustrated. University of California Press. $ (7) Emma Goldman wrote about Agnes Smedley and Virendranath Chattopadhyaya in her book Living My Life () Agnes Smedley was a striking girl, an earnest and true rebel, who seemed to have no interest in life except the cause of the oppressed people in India.

Chatto was intellectual and witty, but he impressed me as a somewhat crafty individual. Lee’s novel gets just right the mixture of the political and personal that defined Agnes Smedley’s life." —Stephen R. MacKinnon, co-author, Agnes Smedley: Life and Times of an American Radical "This is a beautifully and deftly written account of the life of one of the most intriguing women of the first half of the twentieth :   About the Author.

Stephen R. MacKinnon is Professor of History at Arizona State University. He is author of Power and Politics in Late Imperial China: Yuan Shi-Kai in Beijing and Tianhun,and coauthor of China Reporting: An Oral History of American Journalism in the s and s and Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical, all published by.

This book is less of a memoir of life as an undercover agent in general and more of a recounting of a single, spectacular infiltration of a radical Islamic network.

In spite of the author having to be careful not to provide too many details, you still get a fascinating glimpse into what went into the investigation that shifted back and forth /5. Agnes Smedley ( ) was an American journalist and writer, well known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth as well as for her sympathetic chronicling of the Communist forces in the Chinese Civil War.

During World War I, she worked in the United States for the independence of India from the United Kingdom, receiving financial support from the government of /5(14).

Stephen R. MacKinnon is Professor of History at Arizona State University. He is author of Power and Politics in Late Imperial China: Yuan Shi-Kai in Beijing and Tianhun,and coauthor of China Reporting: An Oral History of American Journalism in the s and s and Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical, all published by UC Press.

The Great Road: The Life and Times of Chu Teh. by Agnes Smedley. Topics: Biography, History. Places: Asia. Chu Teh, one of the legendary figures of the Chinese Revolution, was born in He was commander in chief of the People’s Revolutionary Army, and this is the story of the first sixty years of his life.

Monthly Review | Tel: Agnes Smedley. The Life and Times of an American Radical»A first-rate biography - rich in detail, lucide in expression and judicious in interpretation John Patrick Diggins, New York Times Book Review. Inhaltsverzeichnis. Preface. Introduction.

Bitter Roots - The Dilemma of Marriage. In the University of California Press published the ªrst thorough biography of Smedley: Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical, by Janice MacKinnon and Stephen MacKinnon. The academic authors of that biography depicted Smedley as an independent American radical woman.

Drawing on fifteen years of intensive research and unprecedented access to previously unpublished documents, this vibrant book brings to life one of the twentieth century's most fascinating women.

Ruth Price traces Agnes Smedley's unlikely trajectory from a small Missouri town to the coal country of Colorado; to Berkeley and Greenwich Village. "Agnes Smedley's memories tasted of hunger."--The New York Times Book Review "A tale of American disinheritance told from the inside out, [this novel] is essentially about Smedley's struggle to come to spiritual consciousness in a world of unimaginable cruelty and deprivationAn entire society is limned in the pages of this book The power of Daughter of Earth lies in the erotic heat /5(12).

The Lives of Agnes Smedley, her first nonfiction book, is the result of more than 15 years of work. Editorial Reviews "It is owing to the strength and brilliance of Price's rivetingly well-written book that one can disagree with her conclusion and her desire to depict Smedley as a heroine, and still recommend her work as a moving and genuinely Pages: Agnes Smedley (Febru – 6 May ) was an American journalist and writer best known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of was also known for her sympathetic chronicling of the Chinese World War I, she worked in the United States for the independence of India from Great Britain, receiving financial support from the government of Germany, and.

Agnes Smedley 作者: Janice R. MacKinnon / Stephen R. MacKinnon 出版社: University of California Press 副标题: The Life and Times of an American Radical 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN:   AGNES SMEDLEY: The Life and Times of an American Radical, by Janice R.

MacKinnon and Stephen R. MacKinnon. Agnes Smedley, an expatriate American journalist, traveled. Janice R. MacKinnon Average rating: 6 ratings 2 reviews 1 distinct work Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical by4/5. Besides dozens of academic articles and book chapters, he is the author of Power and Politics in Late Imperial China (); China Reporting: An Oral History of American Journalism in the s and s (); Agnes Smedley: Life and Times of an American Radical ()—all published by University of California Press.

Research grants while a. Stephen R. MacKinnon, co-author of Agnes Smedley: Life and Times of an American Radical: “No Certain Home recreates Agnes Smedley’s remarkable life in novel form, following closely the story of the real woman.

The imagined dialogue, often based on Smedley’s letters, adds rich texture to the Smedley story and reads like a script for a play. Agnes Smedley was born in Missouri in the second of five children to a poor farming family.

Her family moved to a Colorado mining town when she was ten where she worked to support the family while attending school until her late teens. Smedley never finished her. Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical. The Spirit of German Immigrants, Labor Conflict, and the Coming of the Civil War.

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McKinnon & Stephen R. McKinnon, Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of An American Radical (University of California Press, Berkley, ) at all.” 25 Compared to Snow, Smedley was ill-equipped to write on the Chinese,File Size: KB. During the spring ofa flood of Chinese refugees displaced by the Anti-Japanese War () converged on the central Yangzi valley tricity complex of Wuhan.

For ten remarkable months, in a highly charged atmosphere of carnage, heroism, and desperation, Wuhan held out against the Japanese in what would become a turning point in the warand#;and one that attracted international.

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Stephen Pdf. MacKinnon, co-author of Agnes Smedley: Pdf and Times of an American Radical. From a tenant farm in Missouri, to the mines of Colorado, to the mountains of China—and into the files of the FBI.

This is the true story of Agnes Smedley, an extraordinary woman who transcended personal hardship to become an international journalist.‘A fascinating story, and a wonderful book.’ Alex George, author of A Good American ‘The novelist’s portrayal of Smedley’s emotional life, especially her love life, is powerful.’ Stephen R.

MacKinnon, co-author of Agnes Smedley: Life and Times of an American Radical. ‘An engaging tale about a .Agnes Smedley's working classic, DAUGHTER OF EARTH, is as alive today as it was ebook the 's. Thanks to Feminist Press, which keeps many classics alive for us, this book is a vivid and vital tale of Marie's struggle to survive neglect, abuse, and a tragic loss of by: