[New York]: Jefferson School of Social Science, 1955. First Edition. Quarto (28cm.); original yellow pictorial mimeographed wrappers; 10, typescript leaves. Fine. Excerpted from an unpublished manuscript by the educator, Civil Rights activist, and leading member of the Communist Party, from which he resigned in 1957. This piece was originally prepared in 1940, and covers the 17th-century through the mid-19th-century.