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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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Supernatural America: A Cultural History: A Cultural History

Lawrence R. Samuel - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2011 - 217 pages
This book is much more than an authoritative and compelling look at the cultural history of the supernatural over the last century in America—it also explains why we want to ...
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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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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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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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Death, American Style: A Cultural History of Dying in America

Lawrence R. Samuel - Social Science - 2013 - 212 pages
DEATH, AMERICAN STYLE: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF DYING IN AMERICA is the first comprehensive cultural history to explore America’s uneasy relationship with death over the past century.
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The American Middle Class: A Cultural History

Lawrence R Samuel - History - 2013 - 174 pages
The middle class is often viewed as the heart of American society, the key to the country’s democracy and prosperity. Most Americans believe they belong to this group, and few ...
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Brought to You By: Postwar Television Advertising and the American Dream

Lawrence R. Samuel - Performing Arts - 2009 - 288 pages
This book is a history of how television advertising rose to become a defining force in American culture in the two decades after World War II.
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The American Dream: A Cultural History

Lawrence Samuel - History - 2012 - 258 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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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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