Zig-Zag-and-Swirl : Alfred W. Lawson's Quest for Greatness

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Alfred W. Lawson (1869-1954) was a professional baseball player, inventor of the airliner, leader of a movement in the 1930s calling for the abolition of banks and interest, and founder of a utopian community, the so-called Des Moines University of Lawsonomy. This unusual institution, constantly embroiled in controversy in the 1940s and early 1950s, was dedicated not only to teaching LawsonOCOs novel religious and scientific ideas but also to initiating a reform of human nature."show more

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  • Electronic book text | 354 pages
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1587291088
  • 9781587291081