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The People of the Abyss

The People of the Abyss

Jack London | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 259

The People of the Abyss (1903) is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets. The conditions he...

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

Karl Marx | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 75

Der 18te Brumaire des Louis Napoleon (in English, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon) was written by Karl Marx between December 1851 and March 1852, and originally published in 1852 in Die Revolution, a German-language monthly magazine published in New York and established by Joseph...


History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest

History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest

Edward A Jones | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 82

On July 18, 1936, a fascist-led counter-revolutionary army revolt began against the five-year-old Spanish Republic and the coalition of various centrist and progressive parties that had been popularly elected five months before. The coalition was called the Popular Front and included the Communist...

A Chapter in the Philosophy of Value

A Chapter in the Philosophy of Value

Georg Simmel. | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 16

The fact of economic exchange confers upon the value of things something super-individual. It detaches them from dissolution in the mere subjectivity of the agents, and causes them to determine each other reciprocally, since each exerts its economic function in the other. The practically effective...

How is Society Possible?

How is Society Possible?

Georg Simmel. | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Georg Simmel (1858-1918, Germany) was born in Berlin and received his doctorate in 1881. He was of Jewish ancestry and was marginalized within the German academic system. Only in 1914 did Simmel obtain a regular academic appointment, and this appointment was in Strasbourg, far from Berlin. In...


A Book About Remarkable Criminals

A Book About Remarkable Criminals

H.B Irving | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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This is a book that focuses on a group of criminals whom the author found to be both remarkable and interesting. Human nature-based, each section details their lives, their crimes, and their fatal ends.

The psychology  of socialism

The psychology of socialism

Gustave Le Bon | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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SOCIALISM consists of a synthesis of beliefs, aspirations, and ideas of reform which appeals profoundly to the mind. Governments fear it, legislators manipulate it, nations behold in it the dawn of happier destinies.This book is devoted to the study of Socialism. In it will be found the...

The crowd

The crowd

Gustave Le Bon | Sociology
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His work on crowd psychology became important during the first half of the twentieth century when it was used by media researchers such as Hadley Cantril and Herbert Blumer to describe the reactions of subordinate groups to media. He also contributed to controversy about the nature of matter and...


The psychology of revolution

The psychology of revolution

Gustave Le Bon | Sociology
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Le Bon was one of the great popularizers of theories of the unconscious at a critical time during the formation of new theories of social action. Wilfred Trotter, a famous surgeon of University College Hospital, London, wrote similarly in his famous book Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War...

Resistance during the Holocaust

Resistance during the Holocaust

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 56

This pamphlet explores examples of armed and unarmed resistance by Jews and other Holocaust victims. Many courageous acts of resistance were carried out in Nazi ghettos and camps and by partisan members of national and political resistance movements across German-occupied Europe. Many...

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