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The Profits of Religion

By: Upton Sinclair

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed on the Cover By Upton Sinclair

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Condition: Good


This excoriating critique of religion, especially as represented by powerful clerical institutions, is a lesser-known work by the author who had earlier become famous with his publication of The Jungle, an expose of the poor labor conditions and unsanitary practices in Chicago's meat-packing industry. More than just a tirade against religion, this is an impassioned, idealistic socialist writing at the beginning of the First World War, when the notion of an international socialist revolution still seemed like a very real possibility to many of the left-leaning thinkers of the day. Sinclair's ch... View more info