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The Minimal Self: Psychic Survival in Troubled Times
     

The Minimal Self: Psychic Survival in Troubled Times

by Christopher Lasch
 

"Even more valuable than its widely praised predecessor, The Culture of Narcissism." —John W. Aldridge
Faced with an escalating arms race, rising crime and terrorism, environmental deterioration, and long-term economic decline, people have retreated from commitments that presuppose a secure and orderly world. In his latest book, Christopher Lasch, the

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"Even more valuable than its widely praised predecessor, The Culture of Narcissism." —John W. Aldridge
Faced with an escalating arms race, rising crime and terrorism, environmental deterioration, and long-term economic decline, people have retreated from commitments that presuppose a secure and orderly world. In his latest book, Christopher Lasch, the renowned historian and social critic, powerfully argues that self-concern, so characteristic of our time, has become a search for psychic survival.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393019223
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1984
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Christopher Lasch (1932–1994) was also the author of The True and Only Heaven, The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy, and other books.

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