The Resource Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens

Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens

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Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited
Title
Brave new world
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and, Brave new world revisited
Statement of responsibility
Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
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Language
eng
Summary
The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future-of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. This powerful work of speculative fiction sheds a blazing critical light on the present and is considered to be Huxley's most enduring masterpiece. Following Brave New World is the nonfiction work Brave New World Revisited, first published in 1958. It is a fascinating work in which Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion
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Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6015.U9
LC item number
B65 2004
Literary form
fiction
Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
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Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
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First work originally published: New York : Harper, [1932]. 2nd work originally published: New York : Harper, [1958]
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Contents
Foreword / Christopher Hitchens -- Brave new world -- Foreword by author -- Brave new world revisited -- Foreword by author -- I. Over-population -- II. Quantity, quality, morality -- III. Over-organization -- IV. Propaganda in a democratic society -- V. Propaganda under a dictatorship -- VI. The arts of selling -- VII. Brainwashing -- VIII. Chemical persuasion -- IX. Subconscious persuasion -- X. Hypnopaedia -- XI. Education for freedom -- XII. What can be done?
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xxi, 340 p.
Isbn
9780061767647
Isbn Type
(Harper Perennial Modern Classics : pbk.)
Lccn
2004040611
System control number
(OCoLC)54753602

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