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Shrink: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America

Lawrence R. Samuel - Psychology - 2013 - 312 pages
“Psychology has stepped down from the university chair into the marketplace” was how the New York Times put it in 1926. Another commentator in 1929 was more biting ...
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Death, American Style: A Cultural History of Dying in America

Lawrence R. Samuel - Social Science - 2013 - 212 pages
The notion of one day disappearing from the earth forever is contrary to many of America’s defining cultural values, with death and dying viewed as “un-American” experiences ...
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Pledging allegiance: American identity and the bond drive of World War II

Lawrence R. Samuel - Business & Economics - 1997 - 249 pages
The first book to explore the role of the World War II bond drive in shaping America's identity as a unified but pluralistic society, Pledging Allegiance documents how African ...
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The American Dream: A Cultural History

Lawrence R. Samuel - History - 2012 - 241 pages
There is no better way to understand America than by understanding the cultural history of the American Dream. Rather than just a powerful philosophy or ideology, the Dream is ...
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Sexidemic: A Cultural History of Sex in America

Lawrence R. Samuel - Psychology - 2013 - 248 pages
Sexidemic is the first real cultural history of sexuality in the United States since the end of World War II. For a people who supposedly love sex, the author argues, Americans ...
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New York City 1964: A Cultural History

Lawrence R. Samuel - History - 2014 - 216 pages
Five seminal events occurred in New York City in the pivotal year 1964: the "British Invasion," the arrival of the Beatles in February; the murder of Kitty Genovese in Queens ...
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Freud on Madison Avenue: Motivation Research and Subliminal Advertising in ...

Lawrence R. Samuel - History - 2011 - 232 pages
What do consumers really want? In the mid-twentieth century, many marketing executives sought to answer this question by looking to the theories of Sigmund Freud and his ...
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Brought to You By: Postwar Television Advertising and the American Dream

Lawrence R. Samuel - Business & Economics - 2001 - 266 pages
"If there was a book like Brought to You By when I came into the advertising business, it would have saved me ten years of hard knocks. I plan to buy it by the box load and ...
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Rich: The Rise and Fall of American Wealth Culture

Lawrence R. SAMUEL - Business & Economics - 2009 - 320 pages
As Americans, we have been taught to be obsessed with money and the people who have it. We are curious about what they buy, where they vacation, and what separates them from ...
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