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The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby

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The age of American unreason
Title
The age of American unreason
Statement of responsibility
Susan Jacoby
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Language
eng
Summary
Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive
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Title
The age of American unreason
Creator
Summary
Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Susan Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon---the addiction to infotainment, from television to the Internet, which has resulted in a lazy and credulous public
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.91
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
J33 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
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Susan Jacoby
The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby
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The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007021562.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The way we live now : just us folks -- The way we lived then : intellect and ignorance in a young nation -- Social pseudoscience in the morning of America's culture wars -- Reds, pinkos, fellow travelers -- Middlebrow culture from noon to twilight -- Blaming it on the sixties -- Legacies : youth culture and celebrity culture -- The new old-time religion -- Junk thought -- The culture of distraction -- Public life : defining dumbness downward -- Conclusion: Cultural conservation
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xx, 356 p.
Isbn
9780375423741
Lccn
2007021562

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