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The Resource Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age of show business, Neil Postman

Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age of show business, Neil Postman

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Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age of show business
Title
Amusing ourselves to death
Title remainder
public discourse in the age of show business
Statement of responsibility
Neil Postman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the effects of television culture on how we conduct our public affairs and how "entertainment values" corrupt the way we think
Summary
In this eloquently persuasive book, Neil Postman examines the deep and broad effects of television culture on the manner in which we conduct our public affairs and how "entertainment values" have corrupted even the way we think. Postman believes that public discourse, the advancing of arguments in logical order for the public good, is being converted from exposition and explanation to entertainment
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187943
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
Booklist
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Postman, Neil
Dewey number
302.2/34
Index
index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
P94
LC item number
.P63 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Postman, Andrew
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media
  • Mass media
Target audience
adult
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public discourse in the age of show business
Label
Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age of show business, Neil Postman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Elisabeth Sifton books."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 173-175
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18020182
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780670804542
Lccn
85005335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (CCHS)AC8D287FA99C11D3B3EA00C0F04E0FA4
  • flb01107604
Label
Amusing ourselves to death : public discourse in the age of show business, Neil Postman
Publication
Note
  • "Elisabeth Sifton books."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 173-175
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18020182
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780670804542
Lccn
85005335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (CCHS)AC8D287FA99C11D3B3EA00C0F04E0FA4
  • flb01107604

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