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The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
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it was amazing

I suggest you read the afterword FIRST.

I requested this book back in December 2015 and my library finally bought it.

This was a revelation, in that so much of the mire our political system is currently in was gathered a century ago if not earlier.

I picked it up after seeing it referenced in another history book (though it was so long ago I have no idea which one). I'm going to buy it and underline the good parts.

It is very dense and academic, which is why it took me nearly a month to finish it as opposed to my usual 3-4 days to complete a book.

Recommended only for serious history and/or political science geeks.
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Reading Progress

December 9, 2015 – Shelved
December 9, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
September 8, 2016 – Started Reading
September 14, 2016 –
page 124
27.68%
September 27, 2016 –
page 286
63.84%
September 29, 2016 – Finished Reading

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BMR, LCSW It was hard to get into, then I read the afterword and it was much easier.

My trick for books that don't interest me right away, I turn to the end. If I want to know what happens between the beginning and the ending, I'll then read it all. Otherwise, I ditch it. ;)


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