The Resource The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby

The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby

Label
The age of American unreason
Title
The age of American unreason
Statement of responsibility
Susan Jacoby
Creator
Subject
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
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
Subject
Genre
Writing style
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257727
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
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Susan Jacoby
Label
The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0719/2007021562.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20985896
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 356 pages
Isbn
9780375423741
Lccn
2007021562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375423741
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
20985896
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn140101081
  • (OCoLC)140101081

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