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Genève et Paris: Librairie E. Droz et Librairie Minard, 1957. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. xv, , 285 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Some marks and underlining noted. This is volume II of the Etudes D'Histoire Economique, Politique et Sociale. The author was a noted European political scientist.
New York: The Readers' Press, Inc., 1946. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11.25 inches. , 120 p., . Illustrations. Some page discoloration noted. Some page corners creased. Cover has wear and some tears (spine). Dust jacket is price clipped and its spine is discolored and worn, several chips and tears to spine and elsewhere. Introduction by former Ambassador Joseph E. Davies. Includes Message to Americans by Ilya Ehrenburg. The author prior to American entry into WWI served with the Red Cross and oversaw prisoners of war in Turkestan. During WWII he served as a war correspondent in the Soviet Union. This work sought to contribute to enlightening public opinion about the Soviet Union in the initial post-war period. Jerome Davis, born Jerome Dwight Davis (December 2, 1891 – October 19, 1979), was an international activist for peace and social reform, labor organizer, and sociologist who founded Promoting Enduring Peace. Davis spent 1916–1918 in Russia. He was sent to Russia to work with German POWs. He also set up YMCA centers for Russian soldiers. Upon American entry into World War I in 1917, he was made head of all YMCA work in Russia. He opposed US military intervention in Russia in favor of working with the new Soviet Union. During the 1920s, he returned to Russia several times and continued to advocate for Soviet cooperation. His chart of the construction of the Soviet government was published in Workers' Dreadnought. By 1920, however, he had returned to the States, finished at the Union Theological Seminary and in 1922 obtained a doctorate in sociology from Columbia University.