THE TRUE BELIEVER THOUGHTS ON THE NATURE OF MASS MOVEMENTS PERENNIAL CLASSICS

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The True Believer

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : 9780062029355
Genre : Social Science
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A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer -- the first and most famous of his books -- was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences.Completely relevant and essential for understanding the world today, The True Believer is a visionary, highly provocative look into the mind of the fanatic and a penetrating study of how an individual becomes one.
Category: Social Science

The True Believer

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : OCLC:493790481
Genre : Fanaticism
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Category: Fanaticism

Reflections On The Human Condition

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : 1933435143
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature. Reflections on the Human Condition is a collection of poignant aphorisms taken from his writings.
Category: Literary Criticism

Eric Hoffer

Author : Tom Bethell
ISBN : 9780817914165
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawn from Eric Hoffer's private papers as well as interviews with those who knew him, this detailed biography paints a picture of a truly original American thinker and writer. Author Tom Bethell interviewed Hoffer in the years just before his death, and his meticulous accounts of those meetings offer new insights into the man known as the "Longshoreman Philosopher."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Ordeal Of Change

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : 1933435100
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 73.30 MB
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Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature. Nowhere is this more evident than in Hoffer's seminal work, The Ordeal of Change, essays on the duality and essentiality of change in man throughout history.
Category: Political Science

What You Need To Read To Know Just About Everything

Author : Allen L. Scarbrough
ISBN : 9780595243150
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 78.95 MB
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This book is designed as a guide to the world's great literature for the uninitiated or marginally familiar. Author commentary guides the reader into the why's of each work and its importance for a self-education. Designed as a one year program for self education this book will also aid in the critical understanding of what literature has to offer the enlightened soul.
Category: Literary Criticism

Messages To The World

Author : Osama Bin Laden
ISBN : 1844670457
Genre : Political Science
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Examines the writings of Osama bin Laden to demonstrate how his views differ from other strands of radical Islamic thought, how he has contributed to his own mythology, and how he has shaped the development of Al Qaeda.
Category: Political Science

Before The Sabbath

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : 1933435305
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Eric Hoffer¿one of America¿s most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer¿lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge¿history, science, mankind¿formed the basis of his insight to human nature. Before the Sabbath, his final written work, includes reflections on history, democracy, love, and aging.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Truth Imagined

Author : Eric Hoffer
ISBN : 1933435011
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Blind as a child, Eric Hoffer--one of Americas most important thinkers and the author of The True Beleiver--regained his sight at the age of fifteen and became a voracious reader. At eighteen, fate would take his remaining family, sending him on the road with three hundred dollars and into the life of a Depression Era migrant worker, but his appetite for knowledge-history, science, mankind-remained and formed the basis for his insights on human nature. Filled with timeless aphorisms and entertaining stories, Truth Imagined tracks Hoffers years on the road, which served as the breeding ground for his most fertile thoughts.
Category: Biography & Autobiography