"A book that persons of every level of the white collar pyramid should read and ponder. It will alert them to their condition for their better salvation."--Horace M. Kaellen, The New York Times
(on the first edition)
About the Author
The late C. Wright Mills, former Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, was a leading critic of modern American civilization. His other books include The Sociological Imagination and The Power Elite (both O.U.P.). Russell Jacoby is Professor of History at U.C.L.A. and a contributing writer to The Nation, The New York Times, and Harper's.