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By Jules Henry

“One of the main telling and inventive examinations of yank tradition and its values written during this century.” —Ashley Montagu

“Once upon a unprecedented whereas a booklet looks that's so cogently conceived and so brilliantly performed as to command that any destiny paintings at the topic take this publication heavily under consideration or be decreased via the failure to take action. Such is Professor Jules Henry’s research of up to date the USA. Skillfully summoning the main trenchant theories of social and mental association, showing an exceptional feel for either the individuality and sameness of all human societies and imaginatively utilizing facts that levels from census experiences to intensity interviews, Professor Henry offers us with a profound view of interconnections between American associations, values, and character.” —Book Week, The long island Sunday usher in Tribune

“. . . the majority of his ebook is excellent. . . . the writer is going armed with the normal ethnographic talents of the anthropological box employee and the sanatorium sensitivity of a psychiatrist with a unique expertise for nightmare, with the managed anger of a morally outraged guy disillusioned with indignation, and a genius for phrase-making. . . . His chapters on youngsters are the main stunningly perceptive analyses of the much-scapegoated workforce that i've got but seen.” —The big apple instances booklet Review

“. . . he (the reader) will locate the ebook as a complete a demanding own assertion by way of a proficient guy . . . whose perception and fervour he needs to appreciate. . . . the executive contribution of Culture opposed to Man is its relentless exam, in concrete phrases, of the fears that underlie our society.” —The Saturday Review

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In view of all this, 'it is not srnprising that the ideal American is an inexhaustible reservoir of drive and personality resources; one who, while not using up what he has, yet exploits his per­ sonality to the best advantage. To function inefficiently, to per­ mit one's accomplishments to fall short of one's potentialities, is the same as using one's industrial capital inefficiently and is considered a symptom of neurosis. The increase in the population of the United States and a rising living standard during nearly a century of rapid growth of productive facilities have helped solve the problem of the spiraling relationship l:ietween production and the need for an expanding market.

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