The Hidden Persuaders

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Penguin Books, 1991 - Business & Economics - 247 pages
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The first book to expose how advertising and media attempts to control our thoughts and desires.

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User Review  - Simon Dobson - Goodreads

The classic exposť of advertising. In many ways this book remains fresh, perhaps because of the popularity of Mad Men in bringing 50's advertising culture back to prominence. In others, it hasn't aged ... Read full review

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User Review  - Serenity - Goodreads

A bit of a slow start. First 50 pages I wondered if I was going to enjoy it. One off the David Bowie 100 fave books list. Once I got into it, I enjoyed it. If Packard was worried about how advertisers ... Read full review

Contents

An Introduction for the 1980s
9
The Depth Approach
11
PERSUADING US AS CONSUMERS 2 The Trouble with People
17
Copyright

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