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Beautiful souls : saying no, breaking ranks, and heeding the voice of conscience in dark times / Eyal Press.

Press, Eyal. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780374143428 (alk. paper : hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374143420 (alk. paper : hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 196 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Disobeying the law -- Defying the group -- The rules of conscience -- The price of raising one's voice -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.: Fifty years after Hannah Arendt examined the dynamics of conformity in her seminal account of the Eichmann trial, "Beautiful Souls" explores the flipside of the banality of evil, mapping out what impels ordinary people to defy the sway of authority and convention.

Available copies

  • 9 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Andover.

Current holds

1 current hold with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Memorial Hall Library 179 Pre (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Subject: Conformity.
Courage.
Conscience.
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