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David Riesman • 77 Items / 15 Books, 47 Articles, 15 Reviews
The Lonely Crowd (1950)
A Study of the Changing American Character
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    Fifty Years of The Lonely Crowd (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 1998, pp. 34-42
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    Toward a Personal Autonomy (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Saturday Review, March 3, 1951, p. 14
  3. Views & Reviews
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    Entertainment vs. the People: Television (Review)
    problem adolescent
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Reporter, February 6, 1951, pp. 36-38
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    Gyroscope and Radar (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Partisan Review, January 1951, pp. 114-118
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    Reconsideration (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The New Republic, March 4, 1972, pp. 27-29
  6. Books and the Arts
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    The American Character (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Nation, December 2, 1950, p. 510
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    Riesman and His Readers (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1961, pp. 59-65
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    Riesman and the Age of Sociology (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    Commentary, April 1956, pp. 331-338
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    American Stereotypes (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The American Scholar, Spring 1951, pp. 244-249
  10. Books
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    Riesman's Lonely Man (Review)
    The Lonely Crowd, by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    1. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    Commonweal, September 3, 1954, pp. 538-540
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    The Pressure of Unreality (3 Reviews)
    The Mechanical Bride, by Marshall McLuhan
    1. The Mechanical Bride by Marshall McLuhan
    2. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    3. Creating an Industrial Civilization by Eugene Staley
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1954, pp. 97-103
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    The Problem of Mosley (3 Reviews)
    My Life, by Oswald Mosley
    1. My Life by Oswald Mosley
    2. Democracy and Totalitarianism by Raymond Aron and Roy Pierce
    3. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    Encounter, September 1969, pp. 77-87
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    The Check List (3 Reviews)
    Public Affairs
    1. Verdict of Three Decades by Julien Steinberg
    2. The World We Saw by Mary Bell Decker
    3. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The American Mercury, November 1950, p. 626
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    Briefly Noted (10 Reviews)
    General
    1. Invasion, 1944 by Hans Speidel
    2. America Faces Russia by Thomas A. Bailey
    3. The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition by Herbert Asbury
    4. The Country Wife by Dorothy Van Doren
    5. Popski's Private Army by Vladimir Peniakoff
    6. William James: The Message of a Modern Mind by Lloyd R. Morris
    7. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    8. Inclinations by Edward Sackville-West
    9. The Theatre Book of the Year, 1949-1950 by George Jean Nathan
    10. Life's Picture History of World War II by The Editors of Life
    The New Yorker, November 4, 1950, pp. 148-150
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    Recent Books on International Relations (21 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. The United States in World Affairs, 1950 by Richard P. Stebbins
    2. Economics of National Security by George A. Lincoln, William Stone, and Thomas Harvey, ...
    3. Presidential Agency, OWMR by Herman Miles Somers
    4. Survey of United States International Finance, 1949 by Gardner Patterson
    5. Capital Imports and the American Balance of Payments, 1934-39 by Arthur I. Bloomfield
    6. Morgenthau, the New Deal, and Silver by Allan Seymour Everest
    7. The Administration of American Foreign Affairs by James L. McCamy
    8. Congress and Foreign Policy by Robert A. Dahl
    9. Pressures on Congress by Fred W. Riggs
    10. Major Problems of United States Foreign Policy, 1950-1951
    11. Incredible Tale by Gerald W. Johnson
    12. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    13. American Labor Leaders by Charles A. Madison
    14. Men Without Faces by Louis Francis Budenz
    15. Prejudice and the Press by Frank L. Hughes
    16. My First Eighty-Three Years in America by James W. Gerard
    17. Herbert Hoover: American Quaker by David Hinshaw
    18. Bernard Baruch: Portrait of a Citizen by William L. White
    19. FDR: A Pictorial Biography by Stefan Lorant
    20. Slipstream by Eugene Edward Wilson
    21. Alaska by Fritz Bartz
    Foreign Affairs, July 1951, pp. 670-671
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    The History of Ideas (25 Reviews)
    Men with Ideas
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    2. Main Currents of Western Thought by Franklin Le Van Baumer
    3. Essays on the Sociology of Knowledge by Karl Mannheim, Ernest Mannheim, and Paul Kecskemeti, ...
    4. The Idea of Nature by Robin G. Collingwood
    5. The Origins of Modern Science, 1300-1800 by Herbert Butterfield
    6. The Idea of Nationalism by Hans Kohn
    7. Liberalism and the Challenge of Fascism by J. Salwyn Schapiro
    8. The Myth of the State by Ernst Cassirer
    9. The Renaissance in Historical Thought by Wallace K. Ferguson
    10. The Philosophy of the Enlightenment by Ernst Cassirer
    11. Diderot and Descartes by Aram Vartanian
    12. Essays in the History of Ideas by Arthur O. Lovejoy
    13. Romanticism and the Modern Ego by Jacques Barzun
    14. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    15. Leopold Ranke: The Formative Years by Theodore von Laue
    16. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    17. The Faith of Reason by Charles Frankel
    18. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    19. Christianity and History by Herbert Butterfield
    20. Dream and Reality by Nicholas Berdyaev
    21. The Courage To Be by Paul Tillich
    22. Decadence by C.E.M. Joad
    23. "Modernism" in Modern Drama by Joseph Wood Krutch
    24. Christianity, Past and Present by Basil Willey
    25. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 23
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    Sociology (51 Reviews)
    IBM Plus Reality Plus Humanism=Sociology
    1. Ancient Judaism by Max Weber, Hans H. Gerth, and Don Martindale
    2. The Religion of China by Max Weber
    3. General Economic History by Max Weber
    4. The Theory of Social and Economic Organization by Max Weber
    5. Conflict, and the Web of Group-Affiliations by Georg Simmel
    6. The Sociology of Georg Simmel by Kurt H. Wolff and Georg Simmel
    7. Suicide: A Study in Sociology by Emile Durkheim
    8. The Division of Labor in Society by Emile Durkheim
    9. The Ruling Class by Gaetano Mosca and Arthur Livingston
    10. Political Parties by Robert Michels
    11. Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
    12. Man and Society in an Age of Reconstruction by Karl Mannheim
    13. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
    14. Absentee Ownership, Business Enterprise in Recent Times by Thorstein Veblen
    15. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    16. The Republic by Plato
    17. Power and Society by Harold D. Lasswell and Abraham Kaplan
    18. Politics, Economics, and Welfare by Robert A. Dahl and Charles E. Lindblom
    19. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    20. Behemoth by Franz L. Neumann
    21. Japan's Emergence as a Modern State by E. Herbert Norman
    22. Social Order and the Risks of War by Hans Speier
    23. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    24. The Makers of Modern Strategy by Edward Mead Earle, Gordon A. Craig, and Felix Gilbert, ...
    25. The Problem of Leisure by Henry Durant
    26. Homo Ludens by Johan Huizinga
    27. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joseph A. Schumpeter
    28. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    29. Religion in Twentieth Century America by Herbert Wallace Schneider
    30. Educational Wastelands by Arthur E. Bestor
    31. The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 by Edward H. Carr
    32. Is Anybody Listening? by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    33. Community Power Structure by Floyd Hunter
    34. Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    35. The Social History of Art by Arnold Hauser
    36. Studies in European Realism by Georg Lukacs
    37. Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    38. The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    39. The Neurotic Personality of Our Time by Karen Horney
    40. The Authoritarian Personality by Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, and Daniel J. Levinson, ...
    41. Prophets of Deceit by Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guterman
    42. A Study of Interpersonal Relations by Patrick Mullahy
    43. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    44. Hellenism and the Modern World by Gilbert Murray
    45. The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies by Herbert J. Muller
    46. Social Philosophies of an Age of Crisis by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    47. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    48. The Protestant Era by Paul Tillich
    49. The New Society by Edward Hallett Carr
    50. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    51. Capitalism and Socialism on Trial by Fritz Sternberg
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 22