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This ugly civilization

Borsodi, Ralph

This ugly civilization

by Borsodi, Ralph

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social problems.,
    • Factory system -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ralph Borsodi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN15 .B55 1933
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv p., 5 l., 468 p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6288728M
      LC Control Number33010865
      OCLC/WorldCa1112440


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This Ugly Civilization lapsed out of print, has become scarce and now demands a significant price on the rare book market. In preparation is a newly typeset edition featuring a new introduction by Bill Sharp, a recognized historian of the School of Living, and a biographer of Ralph Borsodi and Mildred Loomis.

This Ugly Civilization and Borsodi’s subsequent Flight from the City () became “bibles” to many in the successive “back-to-the-land” movements that occur every generation. This Ugly Civilization rejects the reign of quantity over quality in both man and machine, along with the concomitant rise of consumerism and by: However, “This Ugly Civilization” is not a depressing book.

On the contrary, it is hopeful, because Borsodi does what so few authors who lampoon the ills of the world do: He offers a viable and realistic solution to the problems our ugly civilization faces/5. This Ugly Civilization Hardcover – January 1, by Ralph Borsodi (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Ralph Borsodi.

This ugly civilization, [Ralph Borsodi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. BOOK I THE QUEST OF COMFORT @ Since humanity came into being man hath Enjoyed himself too little: that alone, my brethren, is our original sinThus Spake Zarathustra.

PART I THIS UGLY CIVILIZATION @ Shame, shame, shame– that is the history of manThus Spake Zarathustra. CHAPTER I THIS UGLY CIVILIZATION THIS is an ugly civilization. There are three basic themes in Ralph Borsodi’s  This Ugly Civilization: a critique of modern industrial civilization, achieving personal economic independence, and maximizing individual potential.

Borsodi advocates a lifestyle of self-reliance and decentralized power, and outlines how it can be realized either by one man or by all. The book again found an audience during the rationing and instability of World War II. This Ugly Civilization and Borsodi’s subsequent Flight from the City () became “bibles” to many in the successive “back-to-the-land” movements that occur every ://?p=3.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Borsodi, Ralph, This ugly civilization. Philadelphia: Porcupine Press,© (OCoLC) This ugly civilization. New York, Simon and Schuster, (OCoLC) Online version: Borsodi, Ralph, This ugly civilization. New York, Simon and Schuster, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Borsodi Ralph Borsodi (–) was an agrarian theorist and chiefly known for his practical experiments in self-sufficient living during the s and s.

He wrote several books on this subject including 'The Distribution Age' (), 'This Ugly Civilization' (), and 'Flight from the City' () Condition This Ugly Civilization Hardcover – January 1, by Ralph Borsodi (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Fergusons latest book, grandiosely entitled Civilization, is a vapid, meandering, and mostly pointless effort that falls woefully short of its ambitious goals. His stated intention is to explain the rise of the West from the 15th century backwater that was pre-renaissance Europe to the utterly dominant powers they became in the 19th and 20th Destruction of Black Civilization Great Issues of a Race From B C to A D Book Summary: This is a widely read classic exposition of the history of Africans on the continent, the people of African descent in the United States and in the diaspora.

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