The Revolt of the Masses
ISBN: 0393310957
EAN13: 9780393310955
Language: English
Publication Date: February 17, 1994
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 0.55" H x 8.19" L x 5.43" W
Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Social upheaval in early 20th-century Europe is the historical setting for this seminal study by the Spanish philosopher, Jose Ortega y Gasset. Continuously in print since 1932, Ortega's vision of Western culture as sinking to its lowest common denominator and drifting toward chaos brought its author international fame and has remained one of the influential books of the 20th century.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Social upheaval in early twentieth-century Europe is the historical setting for this seminal study by the Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset of the 'mass man'-the phenomenon of mass culture that more than any other factor stamps the character of modern life.