First Edition of The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism; Signed by Daniel Bell
The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism.
Item Number: 4274
New York: Basic Books, Inc. Publishers, 1976.
First edition of the author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Daniel Bell on the front free endpaper. Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Daniel Bell was an American sociologist and professor emeritus at Harvard University, best known for his influential contributions to the study of post-industrialism. He has been described as "one of the leading American intellectuals of the postwar era" (Durham, 1986). For work like The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism, Bell received honorary degrees from Harvard, the University of Chicago, and fourteen other universities in the United States, London, and Japan. He also received the 1992 Lifetime Achievement Award, the 1993 Talcott Parsons Prize, and the Tocqueville Award by the French government in 1995. Listed as one of the 100 most influential books since World War II by The Times Literary Supplement in London and listed by The National Review as one of the 100 greatest books of the twentieth century.