Item description for The Profits of Religion by Upton Sinclair...
Upton Sinclair's main concern is social justice. He wanted, through his writings, to make the common people aware of the many hypocrisies of organized religion. He saw the aligment of religion with the forces of capitalism and exploitation of the poor and the working clases of America. He wrote this book in 1918 at the end of World War I and it is a fascinating look at the American left and its thinking during this period of American history. A Collector's Edition.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.6" Height: 1.1" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Jun 25, 2007
Publisher Synergy International of the Americas, Ltd
ISBN 1934568252 ISBN13 9781934568255
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More About Upton Sinclair
Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) was born in Baltimore. At age fifteen, he began writing a series of dime novels in order to pay for his education at the City College of New York. He was later accepted to do graduate work at Columbia, and while there he published a number of novels, including The Journal of Arthur Stirling (1903) and Manassas (1904). Sinclair's breakthrough came in 1906 with the publication of The Jungle, a scathing indictment of the Chicago meat-packing industry. His later works include World's End (1940), Dragon's Teeth (1942), which won him a Pulitzer Prize, O Shepherd, Speak! (1949) and Another Pamela (1950).
Upton Sinclair was born in 1878 and died in 1968.
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