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The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character
     

The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character

by David Riesman
 

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ISBN-10: 0300017677

ISBN-13: 9780300017670

Pub. Date: 01/01/1973

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.

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ISBN-13:
9780300017670
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1973
Series:
Studies in National Policy
Edition description:
Abridged

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