The Free Society in Crisis: A History of Our Times

The Free Society in Crisis: A History of Our Times

by David Selbourne


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ISBN-13: 9781633885301
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication date: 02/26/2019
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 422,219
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

David Selbourne is the author of The Principle of Duty and The Losing Battle with Islam, among other works. For twenty years, he was a tutor in the history of political thought at Ruskin College, Oxford, and thereafter a freelance journalist for the Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, the Independent, the Guardian, and other newspapers, during which time he covered the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

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Table of Contents

Prefatory Note 7

Chapter 1 As Other Powers Advance 9

Chapter 2 Rich and Poor 27

Chapter 3 Socialism's Defeat 41

Chapter 4 Breaking the Bounds 59

Chapter 5 The Home Front 81

Chapter 6 In Limbo 103

Chapter 7 Reactions 119

Chapter 8 The Political Class 155

Chapter 9 Bad Faith 173

Chapter 10 The Demiurge of Capital 201

Chapter 11 Questions of Belief 209

Chapter 12 The True Commonwealth 237

Notes 261

Note on Sources 321

Select Bibliography 329

Index 333

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