Charles Wright Mills

Charles Wright Mills Quotes

  • ''America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.''
    C. Wright Mills (1916-1962), U.S. sociologist. The Power Elite, ch. 3 (1956).
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  • ''In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.''
    C. Wright Mills (1916-1962), U.S. sociologist. quoted in Studs Terkel, Talking to Myself, bk. 4, ch. 1 (1977).

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