"After half a century, this book has lost none of its capacity to make sense of how we live." -- Todd Gitlin
[T]he best-selling book by a professional sociologist in American history . . . [with] the widest influence on the nation at large. -- Orlando Patterson, New York Times
About the Author
David Riesman is Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard University. Nathan Glazer is emeritus professor of education and sociology structure at Harvard University. Reuel Denney was emeritus professor of English at the University of Hawaii. Todd Gitlin is professor of culture, journalism, and sociology at New York University and the author of The Sixties, The Twilight of Common Dreams, and two novels, most recently Sacrifice.