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The first of Traven's legendary Jungle Novels, Government depicts the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico before the revolution.
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hardcover New York. 1971. Hill & Wang. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Worn Dustjacket. 231 pages. April 1971. hardcover. Jacket design by Bill Tinker. 0809050781. keywords: ... Literature America Mexico. inventory # 10296. FROM THE PUBLISHER-During the 1930's, B. Traven wrote an epic of the birth of the Mexican revolution in what have become known as the ?Jungle Novels. ' GOVERNMENT, one of the six novels that comprise the series, is published here for the first time in the United States. It is the second of the Jungle Novels published b Hill and Wang. GOVERNMENT depicts the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico before the revolution. It introduces the agent Don Gabriel who supplies labor for the monterias (mahogany forests) where ?a third, in some monterias half, of the peons are dead within the year and have to be replaced; so business is never slack. ' The action centers on two Indian villages. The simple dignity of the illiterate Indians is contrasted with the cyni Read more Show Less

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1971 Hardcover First Edition. Very Good Hard cover in dust jacket. First Edition. ? Clean text--NO writing, NO highlighting to text. ? Dust jacket shows light rubbing. Very Good ... condition. Read more Show Less

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New York 1971 Hardcover First American edition 231pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good condition. The bottom edge of ... the front cover is slightly faded. The dust jacket is in very good condition. The spine is heavily faded. There are a multitude of very tiny spots on the front panel, perhaps from a chemical reaction in the paper. There are several very small chips in the edges. Despite these flaws, the jacket is still quite attractive. This is the second of the Jungle Novels published by Hill and Wang. Read more Show Less

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New York 1971 Hardcover Good. Text in English, German. 231 p. 21 cm. One of the author's "Jungle novels." Translation of Regierung.

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Overview

The first of Traven's legendary Jungle Novels, Government depicts the political corruption that infected even the smallest villages in Mexico before the revolution.
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Editorial Reviews

Book World
Great storytellers often arise like Judaic just men to exemplify and rehearse the truth for their generation. B. Traven was such a man.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Traven is a riveting storyteller.
The New York Times
Readers who ignore the genius of B. Traven do so at their peril.
University Review
The Jungle Novels constitute one of the richest portraits of revolution in all literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809050789
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Publication date: 1/1/1971
  • Language: German
  • Pages: 231

Meet the Author

The mysterious B. Traven (1890-1969) was born in Chicago, spent his youth in Germany as an itinerant actor and revolutionary journalist, became a seaman on tramp steamers, settled in Mexico in the early 1920s, and began recording his experience in novels and stories. In the United States his best-known novel is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
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