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  1. Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public/Private Life
    Resource Type: Book
  2. Atlantic Brief Lives
    A Biographical Companion to the Arts

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  3. Bertrand Russell
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    A biography of Bertrand Russell.
  4. Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Memoirs of a woman who lived as a hobo and anarchist.
  5. Braverman, Harry (Harry Frankel) - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Harry Braverman (aka Harry Frankel) (1920-1976).
  6. Bryant, Louise - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Louise Bryant (1885-1936).
  7. Burned Child Seeks the Fire
    A Memoir

    Resource Type: Book
  8. By Heart
    The Life of Elizabeth Smart

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    A biography of the author of By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.
  9. Canadian Women's Autobiography in English
    An Introductory Guide for Researchers and Teachers

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  10. Chaplin: The Tramp's Odyssey
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2009
    An Everyman who expressed the defiant spirit of freedom, Charlie Chaplin was first lauded and later reviled in the America that made him Hollywood’s richest man. He was a figure of multiple paradoxes. Simon Louvish's new book looks afresh at the "mask behind the man."
  11. Ciliga, Ante - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Writings of Ante Ciliga (1898-1992).
  12. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  13. Daughter of a Revolutionary
    Resource Type: Book
  14. Dichtung und Wahrheit
    Erster Teil

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  15. Dichtung und Wahrheit
    Zweiter Teil

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
  16. Dichtung und Wahrheit
    Dritter und VierterTeil

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
  17. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
    Resource Type: Website
    More than 8,500 biographies of Canadians.
  18. Dorothy Day
    Champion of the Poor

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
  19. Elegy for Iris
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    In this memori, John Bayley rec-reates his passionate love affair with Iris Murdoch, and describes the mask that has descended over Iris's being with the progression of her Alzheimer's disease.
  20. Every Secret Thing
    My Family, My Country

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
  21. Fame & Fortune Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
  22. Firing The Heather
    The Life and Times of Nellie McClung

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    This is the story of Nellie McClung, Canada's leading figure in the early women's rights movements. She fought for the right for women not just to be recognized as persons but as also to work outside the home and for equal pay.
  23. The Fontana Biographical Companion to Modern Thought.
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  24. Forum: Canadian Life and Letters - 1920-1970
    Selections from the Canadian Forum

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    A selection of articles from fifty years of the Canadian Forum magazine.
  25. The Game of War
    The Life and Death of Guy Debord

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
  26. George Orwell: A Life
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    A biography of George Orwell.
  27. Ginsberg
    A Biography

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    A biography of Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.
  28. The Green Trees Beyond
    A Memoir

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    R.D. Lawrence, a self-taught biologist whose first years of life coincided with the Spanish civil war, and who later became a noted as well as self-taught Canadian biologist.
  29. Tim Hector
    A Caribbean Radical's Story

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
  30. I Will Bear Witness
    A Diary of the Nazi Years 1933-1941

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    These diaries, written in secrecy, provide a vivid account of everyday life in Hitler's Germany. Although he was baptized a Protestant, Klemperer was still considered a Jew by the regime and saw his freedom slowly taken away.
  31. Imagine My Joy
    A Family History

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    The family story of Yitzhak and Gita Pearl Cramer and Shimon Levi and Dobeh Blinick and their descendants, spanning pre-revolutionary Czarist Russia to mid-20th Century North America.
  32. Jane Jacobs, Urban Visionary
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    A biography of Jane Jacobs.
  33. The Life of Bertrand Russell
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    A biography of the political activist, philosopher and mathematician.
  34. Mao Tse-Tung
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1967
    A biography of the leader of the Chinese Revolution, up to 1967.
  35. Mars
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1979
  36. Martin Luther
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
  37. Paddling My Own Canoe
    The Story of Algonquin Park's First Female Guide

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    An account of a life-long relationship with Algonquin Park.
  38. The Radical Life of Rosa Luxemburg
    A graphic novelization of the revolutionary life and legacy of "Red Rosa"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    An excerpt from Red Rosa, a graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg.
  39. The Rebel in the House
    Resource Type: Book
  40. Red Rosa
    A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. Red Rosa gives Luxemburg her due as a radical and human being. In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans has opened up her subject’s intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life.
  41. Rupert Lockwood (1908-1997): Journalist, Communist, Intellectual
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    This thesis explores aspects of the life, times, and career of Australian journalist Rupert Lockwood (1908-1997). During the Cold War, Lockwood was one of the best known members of the Communist Party of Australia (CPA), variously journalist, commentator, author, editor, orator, pamphleteer, broadcaster.
  42. Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Two leading activists of the fight against Apartheid, Ruth First and Joe Slovo, for the first time have received a comprehensive biography.
  43. Shaping Histories
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    During the last few years, a number of researchers have interviewed the authors regarding their politics and practice in relation to 'history'. In reflecting upon their individual 'historiographies', they have put the following together.
  44. Six Men
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    Sketches of Charles Chaplin, H.L. Mencken, Humphrey Bogart, Adlai Stevenson, Bertrand Russell, and Edward VIII.
  45. Strange Empire
    Louis Riel and the Metis People

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  46. Suchbild
    Über Meinen Vater

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  47. The Tamarisk Tree
    My Quest for Liberty and Love

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    The autobiography of Dora R5ussell.
  48. Ted Hughes, The Life of a Poet
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
  49. Walking through the Valley
    An Autobiography

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
  50. Wilfred Burchett's Retreat From Moscow
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Between 1965-1968, journalist Rupert Lockwood (1908-1997) was the Moscow-based correspondent for the Communist Party of Australia’s (CPA) newspaper Tribune. A veteran journalist, Lockwood had become a leftist as the result of his front-line experiences covering the Spanish Civil War for the Melbourne Herald. A party member since 1939, his Moscow experiences contributed to him leaving the party in 1969. In these previously unpublished “Notes and Recollections”, drafted in the 1980s, Lockwood recalls his Moscow experiences, and his association with journalist Wilfred Burchett (1911-1983).
  51. William Morris
    From Romantic to Revolutionary

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    A biography of the nineteenth-century socialist, designer, artist, and intellectual William Morris.
  52. The Worst Journey in the World
    Antarctica 1910-1913

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1922
    Apsley Cherry-Garrard's memoir of his experiences in Antartica, his 'winter journey' across the Ross Ice Shelf to Cape Crozier, and his two southward trips - first in aid to Robert Scott's South Pole expedition, and second in search of that lost party.

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