Books: Man & Managers

THE MANAGERIAL REVOLUTION —James Burnham—John Day ($2.50).

ADVENTURES OF A WHITE-COLLAR MAN —Alfred P. Sloan Jr.—Doubleday, Doran ($2).

Seldom do Americans eagerly read such a book as this—a modest, 285-page exposition of abstract political theory called The Managerial Revolution. But few books of political theory pack such a punch as this does. Even its slyly casual subtitle promises to tell them something they want desperately to know—What Is Happening in the World.

Its author is James Burnham, assistant professor of philosophy at New York University, onetime co-editor of The New International, theoretical magazine of...

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