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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
Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Susan Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon--one that is at odds with our heritage of Enlightenment reason and with modern, secular knowledge and science
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacoby, Susan
Dewey number
973.9
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
J33 2008a
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mass media
  • Popular culture
  • Reason
  • Social values
  • Social psychology
  • National characteristics, American
  • Large type books
Label
The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn225852353
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
701 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597227933
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)225852353
Label
The age of American unreason, Susan Jacoby
Publication
Note
"Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn225852353
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
701 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597227933
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)225852353

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