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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future

Neil Postman - Social Science - 2011 - 224 pages
At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash between good instincts and "pragmatism," dealing with the angst of a new ...
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Neil Postman - Performing Arts - 2005 - 208 pages
Originally published in 1985, Neil Postmanís groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty ...
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Crazy talk, stupid talk: how we defeat ourselves by the way we talk and what ...

Neil Postman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1976 - 269 pages
A guide to recognizing and correcting or eradicating confused, inappropriate, and inarticulate speech and unreasonable or maliciously intended speech
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Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and ...

Neil Postman - Science - 2011 - 224 pages
In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America's sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst -- and the best ...
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Neil Postman - Education - 2009 - 240 pages
A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. From the Trade Paperback ...
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The Disappearance of Childhood

Neil Postman - Social Science - 2011 - 192 pages
From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in ...
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