Author:LATTIMORE, Owen (1900-1989)


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By: LATTIMORE, Owen (1900-1989).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown & Co., 1950.: 1950

Seller ID: B2091

First edition. 8vo. 236 pp. Grey cloth, blue-stamped cover, blue-stamped spine title, dust jacket; jacket chipped with some loss, endpapers stained. Very good. Owen Lattimore was a U. S. author, educator and influential scholar of Central Asia, especially Mongolia. He was accused by U. S. Senator Joseph McCarthy of being "a top Russian spy." Some people credit Lattimore with coining the term McCarthyism, but Herbert Block was first to use the term, in a cartoon in the Washington Post. In 1952, Lattimore was indicted for perjury on seven counts. Six of the counts related to various dis... View more info