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Brave new world revisited

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When the novel Brave New World first appeared in 1932, its shocking analysis of a scientific dictatorship seemed a projection into the remote future. Here, in one of the most important and fascinating books of his career, Aldous Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with his prophetic fantasy. He scrutinizes threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion, and explains why we have found it virtually impossible to avoid them. Brave New World Revisited is a trenchant plea that humankind should educate itself for freedom before it is too late. Brave New World Revisted (first published in 1958) is not a reissue or revision of 0060850523 Brave New World. Brave New World is a novel, whereas Brave New World Revisted is a nonfiction exploration of the themes in Brave New World.

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Full title brave new world revisited
Author huxley aldous
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 14:14:20PM
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subject_facet Brainwashing, Culture, Huxley, Aldous, -- 1894-1963. -- Brave new world, Propaganda
title_display Brave new world revisited
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title_short Brave new world revisited
topic_facet Brainwashing, Culture, Essays, Huxley, Aldous, Nonfiction, Philosophy, Propaganda