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Draper, Theodore 1912-2006

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Works: 117 works in 615 publications in 6 languages and 16,859 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: DK265, 947.0841
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The roots of American communism by Theodore Draper( Book )

43 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive history is the detailed and factual story of the Communist party in America, from its early background through its founding in 1919 to its emergence from the underground in the nineteen-twenties. In dealing with these significant formative years, the author discloses the pattern that has carried through to the present. He traces the native and foreign strains that went into the party; the people who actually made up its membership and leadership; its structure and operation; the shifting policies that guided it; the factional differences within it; its secret as well as its open activities. He makes unmistakably clear how the party in its infancy "was transformed from a new expression of American radicalism to the American appendage of a Russian revolutionary power." He has ferreted out a staggering array of facts and information that are available nowhere else. Skilled in journalism as well as in historical scholarship, Mr. Draper brings to life the individual leaders -- including among many others Foster, Browder, Fraina (Lewis Corey), and Reed. His stories of the underground days and of the spies and counterspies are thrillers of the first order. And in tracing the network of connections in Russia, the overwhelming impact of the Russian Revolution, and the step-by-step control exercised by the Comintern thereafter, he not only creates a dramatic narrative but helps us to understand what is happening to world communism today. His work is of unparalleled value to historians and students, as well as of lively interest to the general reader. A picture section of contemporaneous photographs and cartoons makes its own graphic contribution to the study. Mr. Draper had already been at work on this book for some time on a part-time basis when the Fund for the Republic announced in 1955 its large scale project for an over-all survey of the influence of communism in American life. Mr. Draper joined the project on a full-time basis, and his work has become the first and key volume in a series of independent books, under the general editorship of Clinton Rossiter, that will result from this survey. In a later volume, due in 1958, Mr. Draper himself will carry the subsequent history of the party up to 1945." -- Publisher's description
A struggle for power : the American revolution by Theodore Draper( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draper examines the process that led to the final break with England and the armed revolt in 1775, giving as much importance to the British as the American side of the struggle
Castroism, theory and practice by Theodore Draper( Book )

43 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abuse of power by Theodore Draper( Book )

48 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American communism and Soviet Russia, the formative period by Theodore Draper( Book )

47 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion volume to "The Roots of American Communism" brings to completion what the author describes as the essence of the relationship of American Communism to Soviet Russia in the first decade after the Bolsheviks seized power
The rediscovery of Black nationalism by Theodore Draper( Book )

42 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For many citizens, black nationalist movements appear to be insurgent forces without precedent in American history. In this provocative analysis, Theodore Draper shows that, on the contrary, they have been with us since the founding of the republic. Mr. Draper traces the complicated and often tragic development of black nationalist themes from their realy beginnings to provide an authoritative and fair-minded account of America's most intransigent political problem"--Back cover
Israel and world politics : roots of the third Arab-Israeli war by Theodore Draper( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present history by Theodore Draper( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A present of things past : selected essays by Theodore Draper( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theodore Draper is one of America's most trenchant and informed critics. A Present of Things Past gathers together ten of his most recent and most powerful selected essays, in which Draper, with his customary acuity and wit, tackles a host of issues that define America's political culture. A Present of Things Past is concerned with a reexamination of the Second World War in both its military and its political aspects; the trajectory of American conservatism as it manifested itself during the Reagan years; the rise of Gorbachev and the history of "reform" in the Soviet Union; the revisionist debate over the origins and history of American communism; and the persistent mystery of a man named Max Eitingon, who was, depending on one's reading of the sources, either an important figure in the history of psychoanalysis or an agent of the Soviet secret police, or both. In "American Hubris," Draper illuminates the assumptions that have guided American foreign policy in the postwar period, and concludes that our costly misadventures--in Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, and elsewhere--cannot be considered a string of aberrations. They were, he argues, a consequence of the Truman Doctrine. In "Reagan's Junta," Draper observes: "This is supposed to have been the era of the imperial presidency. It has turned out to be the era of presidencies that have tried to make themselves imperial-and failed." Throughout these compelling essays, Draper demonstrates the uses and abuses to which history has been put by ideologues of both the left and the right. He finds unacceptable, for example, the practice of many journalists of fictionalizing their sources. The New York Times has called Draper "one of the clearer-eyed observers of the issues that torment us." A Present of Things Past enhances that reputation."--Provided by publisher
The six weeks' war; France, May 10-June 25, 1940 by Theodore Draper( Book )

20 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Søgeord: Somme; Tours; Bordeaux; Corap; 6-ugers-krigen; 5-dags-krigen; Laval, Pierre; Frankrigs Fald, 1940; Frankrigs Kapitulation, 1940; Fransk-Tyske Våbenstilstand, 1940
The Dominican revolt; a case study in American policy by Theodore Draper( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Atlantic Alliance and its critics( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfattere: Theodore Draper; A.W. DePorte; Pierre Hassner; Simon Serfaty; Pierre Lellouche; Robert W. Tucker
The 84th infantry division in the battle of Germany, November 1944-May 1945 by Theodore Draper( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogens forfatter beskriver den amerikanske 84th infanteri divisions kampe og historie under kampene om Siegfriedlinien nov. 1944 - maj 1945
Los origenes de la crisis dominicana by Theodore Draper( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten days that shook the world by John Reed( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American journalists classic eyewitness account of the events surrounding the Russian Revolution
The 84th Infantry Division in the battle of the Ardennes, December 1944-January 1945 by Theodore Draper( Book )

4 editions published between 1945 and 1984 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castro's communism by Theodore Draper( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AMERICAN COMMUNISM AND SOVIET RUSSIA by Theodore Draper( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This companion volume to The Roots of American Communism brings to completion what the author describes as the essence of the relationship of American Communism to Soviet Russia in the fi rst decade after the Bolsheviks seized power. The outpouring of new archive materials makes it plain that Draper's premise is direct and to the point: The communist movement "was transformed from a new expression of American radicalism to the American appendage of a Russian revolutionary power." Each generation must fi nd this out for itself, and no better guide exists than the work of master historian Theodore Draper. American Communism and Soviet Russia is acknowledged to be the classic, authoritative history of the critical formative period of the American Communist Party. Based on confi dential minutes of the top party committees, interviews with party leaders, and public records, this book carefully documents the infl uence of the Soviet Union on the fundamental nature of American Communism. Draper's refl ections on that period in this edition are a fi tting capstone to this pioneering effort. Daniel Bell, in Saturday Review, remarked about this work that "there are surprisingly few scholarly histories of individual Communist parties and even fewer which treat of this crucial decade in intimate detail. Draper's account is therefore of great importance." Arthur M. Schlesinger, in The New York Times Book Review, says that "in reading Draper's closely packed pages, one hardly knows whether to marvel more at the detachment with which he examines the Communist movement, the patience with which he unravels the dreary and intricate struggles for power among the top leaders, or the intelligence with which he analyzes the interplay of factors determining the development of American Communism." And Michael Harrington, in Commonweal, asserted that Draper's book "will long be a defi nitive source volume and analysis of the Stalinization of American Communism.""--Provided by publisher
 
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A struggle for power : the American revolution
Alternative Names

controlled identityRepard, Theodore

Draper, Theodore

Draper, Theodore 1912-

Draper, Theodore n. 1912

Dubinsky, Theodore.

Dubinsky, Theodore 1912-2006

Repard, Theodore.

Theodore Draper American historian

Theodore Draper Amerikaans historicus (1912-2006)

Theodore Draper historiador estadounidense

Theodore Draper historiador estatunidenc

ثيودور درابر، 1912-2006

دريبر، تيودور، 1912-2006

レパルト, テオドル

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A struggle for power : the American revolutionAmerican communism and Soviet Russia, the formative periodA present of things past : selected essaysThe Atlantic Alliance and its critics