Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Radical Nomad by Tom Hayden

Not long after co-authoring The Port Huron Statement, the charter document of sixties activism, Tom Hayden completed, at the University of Michigan, an intellectual biography of eminent scholar C. Wright Mills. It is published here for the first time, along with newly written essays by Hayden and by prominent social theorists who are experts on Mills and his ongoing influence today. Hayden cogently traces Mills' scholarship and his progressive activism to the events and thinkers of earlier generations. Ideas in major books by Mills (The Power Elite, New Men of Power, White Collar, Character and Social Structure, The Sociological Imagination) can now be better understood in light of the influences of Mills during and before his time, including the impact of two world wars, the Great Depression and the New Deal, the failures of the Soviet state, and changing relations between workers and industry in America and worldwide. The book thus brings us a new and much more complete understanding Mills's political theories and philosophy. With only one previous biography of Mills in print, this book is a major contribution to our understanding of C. Wright Mills in American intellectual life.

Buy Radical Nomad by Tom Hayden from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781594512025
ISBN-10: 1594512027
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Paradigm
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Radical Nomad by Tom Hayden

Book Reviews - Radical Nomad by Tom Hayden

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Radical Nomad book by Tom Hayden and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Tom Hayden

Tom Hayden is an activist, former senator and Professor at Occidental College, California. His most recent book is Rebel: A Personal History of the 1960s (2003).

Books By Tom Hayden

Hell No by Tom Hayden
Hardback, May 2017
$43.55
Listen, Yankee! by Tom Hayden
Paperback, January 2017
$31.27
Essential Mario Savio by Tom Hayden
Paperback, August 2014
$41.39
May 4th Voices by Tom Hayden
Paperback, April 2013
$34.75