POLITICAL HERETICS by Max Nomad

POLITICAL HERETICS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Max Nomad has written several books about political skeptics, rebels, renegades and revolutionary ""apostles"" and he believes that human progress can be recorded in terms of the protest against the status quo that they have sparked. He has divided his ""heretics"" into seven categories: Dreamers, Rebels, Critics, Gradualists, Ultras, New Masters (Russia under the Communists), Tools and Dupes. In each case he provides concise portraits of many important figures, together with explanations of their basic ideas and the main differences among them. The experts may quibble over various matters of interpretation and emphasis, but this much is certain; seldom has so much of such a complex subject been covered, so clearly and fairly, within the confines of one volume.

Pub Date: May 1st, 1963
Publisher: Univ. of Michigan Press