Superfluous men by Wilding, Michael

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Published by Arcadia in North Melbourne, Vic .

Written in English

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StatementMichael Wilding.
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LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.W54 S86 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination337 p. ;
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24122854M
ISBN 109781921509476
LC Control Number2009529029
OCLC/WorldCa436100316

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In his great autobiography, Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, Albert Jay Nock meant that he was superfluous because his ideas, particularly his belief in freedom, had become so outmoded at the time he was writing--the s. But the original superfluous men were Russian nobles, who led utterly meaningless lives of leisure, while peasants worked.

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He was an outspoken opponent of the New Deal, and served as a fundamental inspiration for the modern libertarian and conservative movements, cited as an influence by.

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