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

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Heinemann, Feb 10, 1986 - Social Science - 184 pages
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User Review  - jasmataz - LibraryThing

The author begins with a comparison of Orwellian Marshall law and Brave New World's apathetic utopia. He makes the argument that the apathetic utopia is becoming more of a reality as people are ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

Although the world Postman writes about is a little dated, the book is still very thought provoking. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is interested in media's effect (and especially television) on society. Read full review

Contents

The Age of Show Business
83
Now This
99
Shuffle Off to Bethlehem
114
Copyright

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