Fairburn, William (1876 - 1947)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

William Armstrong Fairburn's family emigrated from Huddersfield, England to Bath, ME (1889-1890) when he was a child. He attended Bath schools and apprenticed himself to the local shipyard. He studied naval engineering, designed ships and later became president of the Diamond Match Company. His writings were mostly concerned with sociology in the workplace.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Individual and Society (1915)
  • Mentality and Freedom: Essays (1917)
  • The Diagnosis of German Obsession (1918)
  • Frederick the Great (1919)
  • Organization and Success: Essays (1923)
  • Life and Work: Essays (1925)
  • Loyalty: An Ideal, A Philosophy, A Religion (1926)
  • Justice and Law (1927)
  • The International Goal of Russian Communism (1931)
  • America's Attitude to Soviet Russia (1931)
  • Russia, the Utopia in Chains (1931)
  • Work and Workers: Essays and Miscellaneous Writings (1933)