Twilight of authority

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Oxford University Press, 1975 - Political Science - 287 pages
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Nisbet is a recent discovery for me. His work is very important and really needs to be read by more today. Read full review

Contents

THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY AT BAY
3
THE CRUMBLING WALLS OF POLITICS
75
THE LURE OF MILITARY SOCIETY
146
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Robert Nisbet, an American sociologist, received his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley and taught at Columbia University before moving to the University of California at Riverside. Known for his fine scholarship and conservative ideology, Nisbet has been a consultant to such groups as the American Enterprise Institute and has been a libertarian promoter of cultural pluralism. Nisbet has done considerable work in researching the history and development of Western sociological thought. His areas of personal interest have also included the classical social theorists, modernization and social thought, and community and society.

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