9780486479538

Daughter of Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486479538

  • ISBN10:

    0486479536

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-04-20
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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Written in 1929 by a dedicated social activist, it chronicles a woman's escape from grinding rural poverty into a world of politics and revolution. Agnes Smedley drew upon her own struggles to achieve spiritual consciousness in this fascinating exploration of race, class, and sex. Filled "with erotic heat which informs every page." -- Village Voice.

Author Biography

Born into dire poverty, American journalist and author Agnes Smedley (1892–1950) worked tirelessly for the world's oppressed. Her causes included India's independence from Britain, the Chinese Revolution, women's rights, birth control, and children's welfare.

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