Item #20038 White Man's Burden: A Personal Testament by Ruth Smith, First Edition 1946. Ruth Smith.
White Man's Burden: A Personal Testament by Ruth Smith, First Edition 1946
White Man's Burden: A Personal Testament by Ruth Smith, First Edition 1946

White Man's Burden: A Personal Testament by Ruth Smith, First Edition 1946

First Edition

[African American] Smith, Ruth. White Man's Burden: A Personal Testament. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1946. First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 222 pages. Measures 5.25" x 7.5". Written from the perspective of a white woman, the book focuses on her experiences regarding "Negro and white relationships." as the Dust Jacket states: "Born in Kansas, near the emotional pulse and geographic center of this country, bearing the most American of all names and brought up a firm and devout believer in the American Dream, Ruth Smith is, to paraphrase the anti-Americans - "blonde, Nordic white, Gentile,, Protestant, Native-Born" and this is her testament, not of hate but of love for all humankind." Portrait of the author appears on back of dust jacket. DJ has very minor edgewear and is priceclipped. Cover is clean and textblock is tight. In very good condition.

Item #20038

Price: $155.00