It Can T Happen Here

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
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It Can T Happen Here from the Author: Sinclair Lewis. What could happen to America under a dictator.

This Cannot Happen Here

Author: Ben Braber
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9048519977
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This Cannot Happen Here from the Author: Ben Braber. This book reviews Jewish resistance in the Netherlands during the Second World War within the context of Jewish integration into the Dutch society.

It Can T Happen Here

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698152700
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It Can T Happen Here from the Author: Sinclair Lewis. “The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—Salon It Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith. A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America. Written during the Great Depression, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler’s aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, sex, crime, and a liberal press. Called “a message to thinking Americans” by the Springfield Republican when it was published in 1935, It Can’t Happen Here is a shockingly prescient novel that remains as fresh and contemporary as today’s news. Includes an Introduction by Michael Meyer and an Afterword by Gary Scharnhorst

The Plot Against America

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446400646
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The Plot Against America from the Author: Philip Roth. 'A dark, humane masterpiece' The Times When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invades every Jewish household in America. Not only has Lindbergh publicly blamed the Jews for pushing America towards a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the 33rd president of the United States, he negotiates a cordial 'understanding' with Adolf Hitler, guaranteeing peaceful relations between the two nations. What then follows is the alternative America of this startling counterfactual novel by Philip Roth, who recounts what it was like for his Newark family during the menacingly anti-Semitic years of the Lindbergh presidency. Jewish families are shaken violently apart, whilst America is oblivious to its own dark metamorphosis.

A Flood Cannot Happen Here

Author: Kathleen Hedberg
Publisher: Magic Valley Pub
ISBN: 9780963631015
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A Flood Cannot Happen Here from the Author: Kathleen Hedberg.

Main Street

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775418073
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Main Street from the Author: Sinclair Lewis. Carol Milford is an exuberant, liberal-hearted woman who marries a man from a small town. After they marry they settle in his home-town, Gopher Prairie, which Carol finds narrow and ugly. She throws herself into reforming the town, but is met only with derision by her own class. She decides to leave, but finds that the world outside is just as flawed as Gopher Prairie. She remains uncowed, however, declaring "I do not admit that dish-washing is enough to satisfy all women!"

The Handmaid S Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446485471
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The Handmaid S Tale from the Author: Margaret Atwood. NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES ON CHANNEL 4 Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America explores a world in which oppression of women, and repression of the truth, have become justified. 'Compulsively readable' Daily Telegraph

It Didn T Happen Here

Author: Seymour Martin Lipset
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393322545
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It Didn T Happen Here from the Author: Seymour Martin Lipset. LIPSET/IT DIDNT HAPPEN HERE

Freedom Of The Individual

Author: Stuart Hampshire
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400868521
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Freedom Of The Individual from the Author: Stuart Hampshire. Stuart Hampshire's essay on human freedom offers an important analysis of concepts surrounding the central idea of intentional action. The author contrasts the powers of animals and of inanimate things; examines the relation between power and action; and distinguishes between two kinds of self-knowledge. Explaining human freedom by means of this distinction, he focuses his attention on self-knowledge gained by introspection. He writes: "...an individual who acquires more systematic knowledge of the causes of states of mind, emotion, and desires, insofar as these are not the outcome of his decision, thereby becomes more free than he previously was to control and direct his own life:...there will in general be a closer correlation between that which he sets himself to do and that which he actually achieves in his life." In a postscript on determinism and psychological explanation, the author provides a detailed account of some of the ways in which explanation of states of mind differs from explanation of physical states. Originally published in 1975. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.