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Gerassi, John


GERASSI, John. American/French, b. 1931. Genres: History, Politics/Government, Biography. Career: Professor of Political Science, Queens College, and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Latin American Ed., Time mag., 1957-61; Correspondent, New York Times, 1961-62; freelance writer, 1962-63; Latin American Ed., Newsweek mag., 1963-66, and Ramparts, 1966-71. Former Instructor in International Relations, San Francisco State College, University of Paris, Free University of Berlin, University of California at Irvine, and Bard College. Publications: The Great Fear, 1963 (as The Great Fear in Latin America, 1965); Fidel Castro: A Biography, 1967; North Vietnam: A Documentary, 1968; The Boys of Boise: Furor, Vice and Folly in an American Society, 1969, rev. ed., 2002; The Coming of the New International, 1971; (with F. Browning) The American Way of Crime, 1980; The Premature Antifascists: North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, 1986; Jean-Paul Sartre: Hated Conscience of His Century, 1989. EDITOR: Venceremos: The Speeches and Writings of Ernesto Che Guevara, 1968; (with I.L. Horowitz and J. de Castro) Latin American Radicalism, 1969; Towards Revolution, 1971; Revolutionary Priest: The Complete Writings and Messages of Camilo Torres, 1973. Address: Dept. of Political Science, Queens College, Flushing, NY 11367, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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