The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills

The Power Elite is a book written by the sociologist, C. Wright Mills, in 1956. In it Mills called attention to the interwoven interests of the leaders of the military, corporate, and political elements of society and suggested that the ordinary citizen was a relatively powerless subject of manipulation by those entities.

The 1294th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Power Elite (Galaxy Books) Paperback 941428 $27.27 $2.70 1959
The Power Elite Paperback 256702 $6.88 $5.04 2000
The Power Elite Paperback 5235259 $6.00
The Power Elite Hardcover 695790 $67.11 $10.00 1956
The Power Elite Paperback 373736 $30.48 $1.00
The Power Elite Kindle Edition 219567 $10.99 1999