Richmond: University of Virginia Press, 2021. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 525 pages; with Bibliography and Index. Item #15547
Thurman’s life, was as notable for its remarkable variety as its accomplishments. The first significant African American pacifist, Thurman was the first African American to meet Mahatma Gandhi.
An early and outspoken feminist, environmentalist, and advocate for social and economic justice, he was one of the first and most insistent mid-twentieth-century proponents of racial integration.
At the same time, he was a key figure in the emergence of mysticism and spirituality as an alternative to formal religion.