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C. Wright Mills

C. Wright MillsAKA Charles Wright Mills

Born: 28-Aug-1916
Birthplace: Waco, TX
Died: 20-Mar-1962
Location of death: Nyack, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Power Elite

Wife: Ruth Harper
Wife: (married three times)

    University: Texas A&M University (1934-35, transferred)
    University: AB, University of Texas at Austin
    University: MA, University of Texas at Austin (1939)
    University: PhD, University of Wisconsin (1941)
    Professor: University of Maryland (1941-45)
    Professor: Columbia University (1946-)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1945

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Author of books:
The New Men of Power: America's Labor Leaders (1948, social studies)
White Collar: The American Middle Classes (1951, social studies)
Character and Social Structure: The Psychology of Social Institutions (1953, social studies)
The Power Elite (1956, international affairs)
The Sociological Imagination (1959, social studies)
Listen, Yankee: The Revolution in Cuba (1960, history)
Power, Politics and People: The Collected Essays of C. Wright Mills (1963, essays)

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