The True And Only Heaven Progress And Its Critics

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348423
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In this sobering analysis of the Western human condition, Christopher Lasch seeks the answer in a history of the struggle between two ideas: one is the idea of progress - an idea driven by the conviction that human desire is insatiable and ...

New Radicalism In America

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307830519
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Through vivid biographies, Christopher Lasch chronicles these social reformers from Jane Addams, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Lincoln Steffens to Norman Mailer and Dwight MacDonald.

World Of Nations

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307830586
Size: 51.85 MB
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The world of nations is the world men have made, in contrast to the world of nature.

The Agony Of The American Left

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307830500
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Under the rubric of "the collapse of mass-based radical movements," Lasch examines the decline of populism, the disintegration of the American socialist party, and the weaknesses of black nationalism.

Haven In A Heartless World

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393313031
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In the American political vocabulary, "family" and "family values" no longer simply evoke pictures of harmonious scenes; they also push our buttons (left and right) about what is wrong with society.

The Minimal Self Psychic Survival In Troubled Times

Author: Christopher Lasch
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348369
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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.

America S Promise

Author: Don E. Eberly
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847692293
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The late Christopher Lasch, who authored The Revolt of the Elites and the
Betrayal of Democracy, describes an "aristocracy of brains" — a broad group that
ranges from lawyers to journalists to investment brokers — that worships their
own technological expertise, science, and rationality, disdaining the traditional
habits of people linked to community, family, religion, and country. This elite,
according to Lasch, is "in revolt" against "middle America," which it views as "
technologically ...