Eleanor Roosevelt’s India and the Awakening East; Signed by Her

  • India and the Awakening East.

India and the Awakening East.


Item Number: 38031

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1953.

First edition, early printing of Eleanor Roosevelt’s account of her travels through the Middle East and India. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing.

In India and the Awakening East, Eleanor Roosevelt opens a door on the East. With her keen awareness of people and their problems and with a sense of humor ever near the surface, she has combined a lively account of her personal experiences with an analysis of the social and economic difficulties facing eastern nations. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographs and the endpapers with a map showing the route.

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