Item #1121 IDEOLOGY AND UTOPIA. Karl Mannheim.

IDEOLOGY AND UTOPIA: An Introduction to the Sociology of Knowledge

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Hardcover. xxxi, 318. 12mo, navy cloth, yellow stamped spine lettering and borders, blind stamped publishers device to front cover. A faint dampstain to head, tidemark to front head cover and endpaper, faintest rubbing to extremities, otherwise crisp and square with sharp, unmarked contents. Co-published in London by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. This first printing of the US edition was printed in Great Britain by Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford. Included in the International Library of Psychology Philosophy and Scientific Method. VERY GOOD. Item #1121

A landmark in 20th-Century sociology, Mannheim's thesis was remarkably prescient in its 1929 German debut for the decade that followed. Its influence can be tracked in the veritable "who's who" of Third Reich dissidents who positively reviewed it, including Herbert Marcuse, Max Horkheimer, Paul Tillich, Hannah Arendt, and Leo Strauss.


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