The Captive Mind (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Written in Paris in the early 1950s, this book created instant controversy in its analysis of modern society that had allowed itself to be hypnotized by socio-political doctrines, and to accept totalitarian terror on the strength of a hypothetical future.

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A central text in the modern effort to understand totalitarianism. --The New York Times Book Review

"As timely today as when it was written."--Jerzy Kosinski

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Written in the early 1950s, When Eastern Europe was in the grip of Stalinism and many Western intellectuals placed their hopes in the new order of the East, this classic work reveals in fascinating detail the often beguiling allure its frightening effects on the minds of those who embrace it.

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