All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture

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Basic Books, 1999 - Social Science - 306 pages
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Discusses the evolution of style, from its former limited position in the ranks of the aristocratic elite to its pervasive role in everyday life, where it has become a vital mechanism for the transmission of social, economic, and political power

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Shoes for Thouht l
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In the Eyes Mind
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The Marriage Between Art and Commerce
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Copyright

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Stewart Ewen is professor of media studies and chair of the Department of Communications at Hunter College. He is also a professor in the Ph.D. programs in history and sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of the acclaimed Captains of Consciousness, Channels of Desire, and All Consuming Images, the last of which provided the basis for Bill Moyers's award-winning PBS series The Public Mind. He lives in New York City.

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