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Hoffer, Eric

Overview
Works: 127 works in 416 publications in 10 languages and 15,394 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sayings  Quotations  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: HM281, 301.24
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The true believer : thoughts on the nature of mass movements by Eric Hoffer( Book )

102 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The ordeal of change; [essays by Eric Hoffer( Book )

44 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixteen essays contributing to "our understanding of ourselves and our age"--Page 4 of cover
The passionate state of mind, and other aphorisms by Eric Hoffer( Book )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly concerned with the emotions, their origins, their results in action, and their ethical implications
Between the devil and the dragon : the best essays and aphorisms of Eric Hoffer by Eric Hoffer( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First things, last things by Eric Hoffer( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the human condition by Eric Hoffer( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of aphorisms and philosophical comment represents Eric Hoffer at his best. It offers stunning insights that strike home with startling frequency, often most uncomfortably; it has a fine unity, a well-defined theme. That some of the statements invite argument and questioning is inevitable and stimulating. Here is a book of the "wry epigram and the icy aphorism" which made his earlier books so appealing and gained for him a wide audience.--Publisher description
In our time by Eric Hoffer( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the Sabbath by Eric Hoffer( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Fanatiker; eine Pathologie des Parteigängers by Eric Hoffer( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Fanatiker und andere Schriften by Eric Hoffer( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhen shi xin tu by Eric Hoffer( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American thought by Julian Bond( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Georgia state legislator and civil rights leader Julian Bond discusses the condition of America today, expressing himself as basically optimistic about the future of the country but anxious to bring about a fairer distribution of wealth and greater participation by blacks in American society
El verdadero creyente : sobre el fanatismo y los movimientos sociales by Eric Hoffer( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De ware gelovige : beschouwingen over het wezen van massabewegingen by Eric Hoffer( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in Dutch and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American thought by Eric Hoffer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longshoreman-turned-philosopher Eric Hoffer sees America as the only country in the world in which the common man has real opportunity, and argues for a period of simple, austere living in which the rivers and forests could be cleaned up, the energy crisis solved, and nature rediscovered. He sees a special role for the aged
El fanático sincero by Eric Hoffer( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Hoffer; an American odyssey by Calvin Tomkins( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enlarged from a New Yorker article to include photographs and some of Hoffer's philosophical aphorisms
Istinnoverui︠u︡shchiǐ : mysli o prirode massovykh dvizheniǐ by Eric Hoffer( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Change : the agony of man Eric Hoffer posits the dynamics and effects of cultural change( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Hoffer contends that it is the social malcontents who are responsible for mankind's greatest achievements
Taishū undō by Eric Hoffer( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The true believer : thoughts on the nature of mass movements
Alternative Names
Eric Hoffer Amerikaans schrijver (1902-1983)

Eric Hoffer scrittore e filosofo statunitense

Eric Hoffer US-amerikanischer sozialkritischer Philosoph und Autor

Erik Hoffler

Erikas Hoferis

Ерик Хофер

Ерік Хоффер

Хоффер, Эрик 1902-1983

Эрик Хоффер

אריק הופר

إريك هوفر

اریک هاپر

에릭 호퍼

호퍼, 에릭 1902-1983

エリック・ホッファー

ホッファー, E

ホッファー, エリック

艾力·賀佛爾

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The ordeal of change; [essaysThe passionate state of mind, and other aphorismsIn our timeBefore the SabbathReflections on the human conditionWorking and thinking on the waterfront