The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character / Edition 1

The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character / Edition 1

by David Riesman, Nathan Glazer, Reuel Denney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300088655

ISBN-13: 9780300088656

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Yale University Press

The Lonely Crowd is considered by many to be the most influential book of the twentieth century. Its now-classic analysis of the "new middle class" in terms of inner-directed and other-directed social character opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary

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The Lonely Crowd is considered by many to be the most influential book of the twentieth century. Its now-classic analysis of the "new middle class" in terms of inner-directed and other-directed social character opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary American society. The 1969 abridged and revised edition of the book is now reissued with a new foreword by Todd Gitlin that explains why the book is still relevant to our own era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300088656
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Yale Nota Bene Series
Edition description:
Abridged and revised edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
414,665
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

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