America's Answer to the Russian Challenge. In which electric power, as a common denominator, is requisitioned to throw light on the Russian enigma and the challenge it presents to Western Civilization. Robert Sibley.

America's Answer to the Russian Challenge. In which electric power, as a common denominator, is requisitioned to throw light on the Russian enigma and the challenge it presents to Western Civilization

San Francisco: Farallon Press, 1931. Hardcover. xi, 171p., illustrated with numerous b&w photoreproductions (some quite good) and three tipped-in fullcolor reproductions of industrial posters, also excellent. The frontis poster image has a tiny re-bent corner crease. Many pages are uncut. 10x7 inch black cloth boards with grey cloth backstrip and a nice device in gilt on cover, in dust jacket; very good condition, though dj is mildly edgeworn and sunned. Find a lengthy inscription datelined 1944 by author on half-title.

An expert in electrical power, Sibley left a conference in Berlin in 1930 to explore the Soviet Union and examine its power infrastructure. His idiosyncratic argument is that the Soviets are striving to emulate the US and that the USSR will become more American over time.

Cat.No: 146870

Price: $35.00