This book was first published in 1938, and it was regarded as a tract for the times—an impression which its title and its note of tension reinforced. In this new edition the author extends the analysis to the events of the intervening years.
Table of Contents
How Late Did It Prove? (1943) 1. Lament for the Liberal 2. Civilization Is a Death Dance 3. The Left in Retreat 4. Democracy: Mask and Face 5. Majorities and Minorities 6. Planning as an Imperative 7. The Career of the Crisis State 8. Power Is W hat You MaJce It 9. Humanism for the Millions
Max Lerner was a writer with the New York Post.