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The revolt of democracy

by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls Company in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- Great Britain.,
  • Social problems.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alfred Russel Wallace ... with the life story of the author, by James Marchant, F.R.S. Edin.
    ContributionsMarchant, James, Sir, 1867-1956.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN389 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 82 p., 1 L. incl. front. (port.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13522767M
    LC Control Number14030270
    OCLC/WorldCa10572654

    The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy is riveting social commentary. Description: The essays grouped together in this volume look from differing angles at the crisis of condence faced by the contemporary state. What we see is the decline of the authority once associated with the Western nation-state as a source of .

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    The distinguished historian argues that democracy today is threatened not by the masses, as Jose Ortega y Gasset (The Revolt of the Masses) had said, but by the elites. These elites - mobile and increasingly global in outlook - refuse to accept limits or ties to nation and place. Democracy in Retreat: The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government Book Description: Representing the world’s largest democracy, which has sewn together a nation of a billion people, as well as countless ethnic groups, castes, and languages, Indian officials long have boasted of their nation.


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Christopher Lasch (–), professor of history at the University of Rochester, wrote, among many other works, The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics and the best-selling Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of by: Relax with The Revolt of Democracy by Alfred Russel Wallace - professional customer support.

English. About the Book. Books about Contemporary Political Science discuss the issues that determine how countries, and communities are governed, draws on fields such as history, economics and philosophy. His final book, The Revolt of the Elites, was published a year after his death.

It is a group of discrete but thematically linked essays that continue the concerns of his previous book, The True and Only Heaven: how did American democracy come to its current state.

The title of the new book reverses José Ortega y Gasset’s Revolt of the Masses/5(78). Lasch contends that, as they isolate themselves in their networks and enclaves, they abandon the middle class, divide the nation, and betray the idea of a democracy for all America's citizens.

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His books, including The New Radicalism in America (), Haven in a Heartless World (), The Culture of Narcissism (), The True and Only Heaven (), and The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy (published posthumously in ) were widely discussed and reviewed.

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The book's title is a take-off on Jose Ortega y Gasset's The Revolt of the Masses, a reactionary work published in that ascribed the crisis of Western culture to the "political domination of the masses." Ortega believed that the rise of the masses threatened democracy by undermining the ideals of civic virtue that characterized the old.

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our time: the rise of national populism Across the West, there is a rising tide of people who feel excluded, alienated from mainstream politics, and increasingly hostile towards minorities, immigrants and neo-liberal economics.Book Overview Controversy has raged around Lasch's targeted attack on the elites, their loss of moral values, and their abandonment of the middle class and poor, for he sets up the media and educational institutions as a large source of the problem.5/5(5).THE REVOLT OF THE ELITES AND THE BETRAYAL OF DEMOCRACY Christopher Lasch W.W.

Norton, x + pgs. Christopher Lasch loved debate; and in The Revolt of the Elites, a collection of his essays published posthumously, he indicts the American upper and professional classes for abandoning public argument.

The elites no longer have roots in.