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By Jules Henry

“One of the main telling and artistic examinations of yankee tradition and its values written during this century.” —Ashley Montagu

“Once upon an extraordinary whereas a publication seems to be that's so cogently conceived and so brilliantly finished as to command that any destiny paintings at the topic take this publication heavily into consideration or be reduced by means of the failure to take action. Such is Professor Jules Henry’s research of latest the USA. Skillfully summoning the main trenchant theories of social and mental association, showing an outstanding feel for either the distinctiveness and sameness of all human societies and imaginatively making use of proof that levels from census reviews to intensity interviews, Professor Henry offers us with a profound view of interconnections between American associations, values, and character.” —Book Week, The long island Sunday usher in Tribune

“. . . the majority of his e-book is great. . . . the writer is going armed with the normal ethnographic abilities of the anthropological box employee and the sanatorium sensitivity of a psychiatrist with a different expertise for nightmare, with the managed anger of a morally outraged guy disappointed with indignation, and a genius for phrase-making. . . . His chapters on teens are the main stunningly perceptive analyses of the much-scapegoated crew that i've got but seen.” —The big apple occasions publication Review

“. . . he (the reader) will locate the e-book as a complete a tough own assertion by means of a proficient guy . . . whose perception and fervour he needs to appreciate. . . . the manager contribution of Culture opposed to Man is its relentless exam, in concrete phrases, of the fears that underlie our society.” —The Saturday Review

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A. in Facts and Figures. S. Gov't Print­ ing Office, p. 29) even though productive facilities and the gross national product have increased many times that. 25 Contemporary America America's industrial progress has made many peopl_e spiritually useless to themselves. THE JOB AND THE SELF Most people do the job they have to do regardless of what· they want to do; technological driveness has inexorable require­ ments, and_ the average man. or woman either meets them or does not work. an expression of his dearest self, is pushed down with all his other unmet needs to churn among them for the rest of his life.

A further paradox inheres in a drive for a knowledge that is dictated by fear; for in the 1 The Executive Life, pp; 75--6. Contemporary America 43 long run, the product of fear is a certain vital ignorance--an ignorance of all that does not help allay the fear, that does not contribute to attack or defense against an enemy. ved the animal kingdom well; without it, oysters, apes, and man would perish. cultural life suHers, and the Self nearly dies in the cold. FUN IN AMERICA But really the Self does not die, given' half a chance.

There must always be enough workers to man the machines, and there must always be just enough machines turning to absorb enough workers. Finally, there must always be enough raw materials to 1 New York Ttmes, February 16, 1957· New York Times, December, ig6i. 8 The ritual of denial is embalmed in the classic Automation and Tech­ rwlogtcal Change, Hearings before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabiliza­ tion of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report. 84th Congress. First Session. United States Goverrui1ent Printing Office, i955.

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