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C. Wright Mills

Sociologist (28-Aug-1916 — 20-Mar-1962)


John D. Brewer. C. Wright Mills and the Ending of Violence. Palgrave MacMillan. 2003. 212pp.

G. William Domhoff; Hoyt B. Ballard. C. Wright Mills and the Power Elite. Boston, MA: Beacon Press. 1968. 278pp.

Tom Hayden. Radical Nomad: C. Wright Mills and His Times. Paradigm Publishers. 2006. 226pp.

Irving Louis Horowitz. C. Wright Mills: An American Utopian. Old Tappan, NJ: The Free Press. 1983.

Kathryn Mills; Pamela Mills (editors). C. Wright Mills: Letters and Autobiographical Writings. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 2001. 300pp.

Guy Oakes; Arthur J. Vidich. Collaboration, Reputation, and Ethics in American Academic Life: Hans H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills. University of Illinois Press. 1999. 188pp.

Fredy Perlman. The Incoherence of the Intellectual: C. Wright Mills' Struggle to Unite Knowledge and Action. Detroit, MI: Black & Red. 1970. 118pp.

Joseph Scimecca. The Sociological Theory of C. Wright Mills. Associated Faculty Press. 1977. 148pp.

Rick Tilman. Thorstein Veblen, John Dewey, C. Wright Mills and the Generic Ends of Life. Rowman & Littlefield. 2004. 295pp.

Rick Tilman. C. Wright Mills: A Native Radical and His American Intellectual Roots. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press. 1984. 244pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.781)

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  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.482)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1016)

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  12. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.201)

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  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.344)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.351)

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