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The Power Elite (1956)
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Published Reviews
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    American Government and Politics (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    American Political Science Review, December 1956, p. 1168
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    "The Power Elite" (Review)
    A British View
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Saturday Review, April 28, 1956, p. 10
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    "The Power Elite" (Review)
    An American View
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Saturday Review, April 28, 1956, p. 9
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    Queen Ants and Cadillacs (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Reporter, June 14, 1956, p. 47
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    Reviews (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1956, pp. 606-607
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    Socialism and Sociology (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1956, pp. 365-368
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    Power without Accountability (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The New Republic, May 7, 1956, p. 21
  8. Books and the Arts
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    Power in the United States (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Nation, May 12, 1956, pp. 408-411
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    The Power Elite Revisited (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    Left & Right, Autumn 1967, pp. 39-44
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    American Trends (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    Encounter, July 1956, pp. 78-79
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    A Ruling Class (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    Commonweal, June 22, 1956, p. 305
  12. Books in Review
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    Power in America (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    Commentary, September 1956, pp. 278-279
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    The Distribution of Power in American Society (Review)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    World Politics, October 1957, pp. 123-143
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    Victims of Statistical Illusion (3 Reviews)
    The Status Seekers, by Vance Packard
    1. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard
    2. The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills
    3. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    The Freeman, August 1959, pp. 55-57
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    Books and Ballots (7 Reviews)
    The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills
    1. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    2. Professional Public Relations and Political Power by Stanley Kelley, Jr.
    3. Affairs of State: The Eisenhower Years by Richard H. Rovere
    4. Eisenhower the President by Merlo J. Pusey
    5. What I Think by Adlai E. Stevenson
    6. Eisenhower: The Inside Story by Robert J. Donovan
    7. The Truman Administration by Louis W. Koenig
    Current History, August 1956, pp. 105-108
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    Recent Books on International Relations (10 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. Soldier: The Memoirs of Matthew B. Ridgway by Matthew B. Ridgway and Harold H. Martin
    2. Affairs of State: The Eisenhower Years by Richard H. Rovere
    3. The Revolt of the Moderates by Samuel Lubell
    4. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    5. Strategic Intelligence and National Decisions by Roger Hilsman
    6. Congressional Politics in the Second World War by Roland Young
    7. What I Think by Adlai E. Stevenson
    8. Cousins and Strangers by S. Gorley Putt
    9. The Civilian and the Military by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.
    10. American Military Policy by C. Joseph Bernardo and Eugene H. Bacon
    Foreign Affairs, July 1956, p. 678
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    The New Books (11 Reviews)
    Political Rhetoric, the Decision-Makers, and Some Innocents Abroad
    1. Affairs of State: The Eisenhower Years by Richard H. Rovere
    2. The Revolt of the Moderates by Samuel Lubell
    3. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    4. The Quiet American by Graham Greene
    5. Some Inner Fury by Kamala Markandaya
    6. A Perfect Woman by L.P. Hartley
    7. Lucy Crown by Irwin Shaw
    8. Toscanini: An Intimate Portrait by Samuel Chotzinoff
    9. Helen Keller: Sketch for a Portrait by Van Wyck Brooks
    10. Living Like a Lord by John Godley, Lord Kilbracken
    11. Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood by David Daiches
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1956, pp. 82-96
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (19 Reviews)
    The Epic of Latin American Literature, by Arturo Torres-Rioseco
    1. The Epic of Latin American Literature by Arturo Torres-Rioseco
    2. Five Masters by Joseph Wood Krutch
    3. Forms of Modern Fiction by William Van O'Connor
    4. The Fiction of J. D. Salinger by Frederick L. Gwynn and Joseph L. Blotner
    5. Richard Crashaw by Ruth C. Wallerstein
    6. History of the Persian Empire by A.T. Olmstead
    7. History of the Byzantine Empire by Alexander A. Vasiliev
    8. How To Get Into College by Frank H. Bowles
    9. How to Finance a College Education by W. Bradford Craig
    10. Liberal Education and the Democratic Ideal by A. Whitney Griswold
    11. American Ideas About Adult Education, 1710-1951 by C. Hartley Grattan
    12. The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus
    13. A Short Life of Kierkegaard by Walter Lowrie
    14. Introduction to Existentialism by Marjorie Grene
    15. An Introduction to Mathematics by Alfred North Whitehead
    16. The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
    17. People of Plenty by David M. Potter
    18. Business Cycles and Their Causes by Wesley C. Mitchell
    The Saturday Review, June 20, 1959, pp. 22-23