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'An eerily prescient foreshadowing of current affairs' Guardian 'Not only Lewis's most important book but one of the most important books ever produced in the United States' New Yorker A vain, outlandish, anti-immigrant, fearmongering demagogue runs for President of the United States - and wins. Sinclair Lewis's chilling 1935 bestseller is the story of Buzz Windrip, 'Professional Common Man', who promises poor, angry voters that he will make America proud and prosperous once more, but takes the country down a far darker path. As the new regime slides into authoritarianism, newspaper editor Doremus Jessup can't believe it will last - but is he right? This cautionary tale of liberal complacency in the face of populist tyranny shows it really can happen here.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release: 2017-01-20
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780241310670

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Written by by American author Sinclair Lewis, 'It Can't Happen Here' is a semi-satirical political novel. It was first published in the year 1935, during the rise of fascism in Europe. It describes the rise of Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a politician who defeats Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is elected President of the United States, after fomenting fear and promising drastic economic and social reforms while promoting a return to patriotism and "traditional" values.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
Release: 2018-07-05
File: 376 Pages
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It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical political novel by Sinclair Lewis published in 1935. It features newspaperman Doremus Jessup struggling against the fascist regime of President Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, who resembles Gerald B. Winrod, the Kansas evangelist whose far-right views earned him the nickname "The Jayhawk Nazi." It serves as a warning that political movements akin to Nazism can come to power in countries such as the United States when people blindly support their leaders. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a public domain and free book based on various online catalogs, if you think there are any problems regard copyright issues please contact us immediately via DMCA@publicdomain.org.uk

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Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: CreateSpace
Release: 2015-09-15
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 1517317495

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. It Can't Happen Here is a dystopian political novel. Published during the rise of fascism in Europe, the novel describes the rise of Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a politician who defeats Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) and is elected President of the United States, after fomenting fear and promising drastic economic and social reforms while promoting a return to patriotism and "traditional" values. After his election, Windrip takes complete control of the government and imposes a plutocratic/totalitarian rule with the help of a ruthless paramilitary force, in the manner of Adolf Hitler and the SS. The novel's plot centers on journalist Doremus Jessup's opposition to the new regime and his subsequent struggle against it as part of a liberal rebellion.Arrowsmith is a novel by American author Sinclair Lewis, which won him the Pulitzer Prize …which Lewis declined. Arrowsmith is an early major novel dealing with the culture of science. It was written in the period after the reforms of medical education flowing from the Flexner Report on Medical Education in the United States and Canada: A Report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1910, which had called on medical schools in the United States to adhere to mainstream science in their teaching and research. The actual story deals with trials and tribulations of Martin Arrowsmith, a brilliant doctor and scientist who wants to conquer the plague virus from spreading. But the price comes at a very heavy cost. A must read!

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: e-artnow
Release: 2018-12-21
File: 816 Pages
ISBN-13: 9788027248407

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of It Can’t Happen Here tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Sinclair Lewis’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of It Can’t Happen Here includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Themes and symbols Important quotes and analysis Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis: Sinclair Lewis’s satirical novel It Can’t Happen Here documents the rise of a fascist government in the United States. It follows a small town newspaper editor, Doremus Jessup, as he watches his country come out of economic depression only to embrace a smoke-and-mirrors presidential candidate who wraps himself in patriotic zeal. This charismatic demagogue and his cronies amass power and wealth as the rest of the population watches its rights and freedoms disappear. There is censorship, the random violence of an unchecked paramilitary force, and the emergence of concentration camps. Jews, foreigners, and intellectuals are singled out for especially brutal treatment. Universities are taken over and books are burned. As he watches the devastating toll exacted from his friends and family, the once easygoing Jessup is swept into an underground resistance movement in which he must ignore his moral compass. A revolution is launched, but the outcome is uncertain. Lewis’s dystopian work asks: could it happen here and, if it does, how would it be stopped? The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Worth Books
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release: 2017-04-11
File: 30 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781504044943

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What could happen to America under a dictator.

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Genre: American drama
Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Best Classic Books
Release: 1935-01
File: 458 Pages
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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Geary W. Sikich
Publisher: Pennwell Corporation
Release: 1993
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015032496351

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This historical discourse on student activism in Australia is constructed from five essays that capture the mood and political debates of different generations of student activists.

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Genre: College students
Author: Graham Hastings
Publisher:
Release: 2003
File: 325 Pages
ISBN-13: 064642422X

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Genre: Fundamentalism
Author: Annie Laurie Gaylor
Publisher:
Release: 1986
File: 4 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:24295844

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Genre:
Author: Frank Bailey
Publisher:
Release: 1944
File: 174 Pages
ISBN-13: WISC:89097248371

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