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Lane, Rose Wilder
The Discovery of Freedom: Man's Struggle Against Authority (First Edition)
New York: The John Day Company, (1943). First Edition, First Printing with all first issue points, including correct publisher imprint and no later printings noted, etc. In fact, only 1,000 copies were printed of this first printing and it was not reprinted until 1971. Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Jacket. Tight binding; pages and covers are clean and bright; previous owner's stamp on front and. rear endpapers; only slight wear. Dust Jacket is clean and bright with moderate wear along edges; price clipped. Rose Wilder Lane (December 5, 1886 – October 30, 1968) was an American journalist, travel writer, novelist, political theorist and daughter of American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder. Along with two other female writers, Ayn Rand and Isabel Paterson, Lane is noted as one of the founders of the American libertarian movement. After experiencing it first hand in the Soviet Union during her travels with the Red Cross, Lane was a staunch opponent of communism. As a result, Lane's initial writings on individualism and conservative government began while she was still writing popular fiction in the 1930s, culminating with The Discovery of Freedom (1943). After this point, Lane promoted and wrote about individual freedom and its impact on humanity. The same year also saw the publication of Paterson's The God of the Machine and Ayn Rand's novel The Fountainhead. Because of these writings, the three women have been referred to as the founding mothers of the American libertarian movement. Writer Albert Jay Nock wrote that Lane and Paterson's nonfiction works were "the only intelligible … [Click Below for Full Description]
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