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Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by G. K. Chesterton
 

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In these articles, written between 1913 and 1915 for the left-leaning Daily Herald, Chesterton allows himself the freedom to rage eloquently against capitalism without favoring socialism or Marxism. He applies his Christian principles and thinking to the socioeconomic conditions of his time. The first section presents an analysis of capitalism; the

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In these articles, written between 1913 and 1915 for the left-leaning Daily Herald, Chesterton allows himself the freedom to rage eloquently against capitalism without favoring socialism or Marxism. He applies his Christian principles and thinking to the socioeconomic conditions of his time. The first section presents an analysis of capitalism; the second contains articles challenging capitalism’s fundamental tenets. Chesterton reveals that the real essence of the “Liberal System’s” utopia is to benefit the few by gradually enslaving the already impoverished. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411463929
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
326
File size:
220 KB

Meet the Author


G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a prolific and influential English writer known for the wide-range of his talents, which included mysteries, fantasies, and Christian apologetics.  A spirited Catholic polemicist, he was the author of the beloved Father Brown mysteries, as well as of the classic metaphysical thriller, The Man Who Was Thursday.

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