The Ordeal of Change

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Buccaneer Books, 1990 - Social Science - 120 pages
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User Review  - Alex Hui - Goodreads

Eric Hoffer always offers fresh ideas about human and society nature. This book comprises some inspirational insights about how masses shape the societies. At the time of its writing, Communism was a ... Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Hoffer's section on 'Scribe, Writer, and Rebel' is fascinating, eg: "Still, despite their common ancestry, there is a fundamental difference between the writer's and the rebel's attitude toward the ... Read full review

Contents

Drastic Change
3
The Awakening of Asia
7
Deeds and Words
13
Copyright

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Eric Hoffer (1902 -- 1983) was self-educated. He worked in restaurants, as a migrant fieldworker, and as a gold prospector. After Pearl Harbor, he worked as a longshoreman in San Francisco for twenty-five years. The author of more than ten books, including The Passionate State of Mind, The Ordeal of Change, and The Temper of Our Time, Eric Hoffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983.

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