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A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. "The True Believer" -- the first and most famous of his books -- was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences.Completely relevant and essential for understanding the world today, "The True Believer" is a visionary, highly provocative look into the mind of the fanatic and a penetrating study of how an individual becomes one.
The Unattractiveness and Sterility of the Active Phase
Some Factors Which Determine the Length of the Active Phase
Useful Mass Movements
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ISBN: 9780060505912 ISBN-10: 0060505915 Series: Perennial Classics Audience:
Number Of Pages: 192 Published: November 2002 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.3
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 2