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Preface to the future : culture in a consumer society

Author: Jean Améry
Publisher: New York : Frederick Ungar Pub. Co., ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Survey of the Euro-American social mainstream since the close of World War 2, noting the changing trends in politics, economics and social conditions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Améry, Jean.
Preface to the future.
New York, Ungar [1964]
(OCoLC)599828416
Online version:
Améry, Jean.
Preface to the future.
New York, Ungar [1964]
(OCoLC)608551810
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Améry
OCLC Number: 391724
Notes: Translation of Die Geburt der Gegenwart.
Description: vi, 302 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1945: in quest of Europe --
Resistance and after: France during the early postwar years --
The crusaders --
The quiet Americans: cultural problems of the United States at mid-century --
In the shadow of the Third Reich: German literature and thought in the fifties --
Angry men versus gentlemen: England betwixt Europe and America --
Cultural uniformity of the consumer society: recent developments in Western culture as a whole.
Other Titles: Geburt der Gegenwart.
Responsibility: Jean Améry ; translated by Palmer Hilty.

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Survey of the Euro-American social mainstream since the close of World War 2, noting the changing trends in politics, economics and social conditions.

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