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Amusing Ourselves To Death: Public Discourse In The Age Of Show Business
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What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984 , Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. "It's unlikely that Trump has ever read …
Technopoly: The Surrender Of Culture To Technology
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it—with…
The Disappearance Of Childhood

The Disappearance Of Childhood

by Neil Postman

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|August 2, 1994

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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 America today−and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood. Deftly…
Amusing Ourselves To Death: Public Discourse In The Age Of Show Business
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In this eloquent and persuasive book, Neil Postman examines the deep and broad effects of television culture on the manner in which we conduct our public affairs, and how “entertainment values” have corrupted the very way we think. As politics, news, religion,…
Teaching As A Subversive Activity: A No-holds-barred Assault On Outdated Teaching Methods-with…
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A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods—with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. Praise for Teaching As a Subversive Activity “A healthy dose of Postman and Weingartner is a good…
How To Watch Tv News: Revised Edition

How To Watch Tv News: Revised Edition

by Neil Postman

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|June 24, 2008

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A scathing and prescient look at television news' now updated for the new tech-savvy generation Television news : genuine information or entertainment fodder? Fifteen years ago, Neil Postman, a pioneer in media education and author of the bestselling Amusing…
Building A Bridge To The 18th Century: How The Past Can Improve Our Future
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In Building a Bridge to the 18th Century , acclaimed cultural critic Neil Postman offers a cure for the hysteria and hazy values of the postmodern world. Postman shows us how to reclaim that balance between mind and machine in a dazzling celebration of the…
The End of Education: Redefining The Value Of School
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Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false…
Technopoly: Comment la technologie détruit la culture

Technopoly: Comment la technologie détruit la culture

by Neil Postman

Paperback | French

|October 15, 2019

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Amazing Ourselves to Death: Neil Postman's Brave New World Revisited
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Neil Postman’s most popular work, Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985), provided an insightful critique of the effects of television on public discourse in America, arguing that television’s bias towards entertaining content trivializes serious issues…
Se distraire à en mourir

Se distraire à en mourir

by Neil Postman

Paperback | French

|December 15, 2011

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Marshall McLuhan: The Medium And The Messenger

Marshall McLuhan: The Medium And The Messenger

by Philip Marchand

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|May 5, 1998

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Some considered him the oracle of the electronic age; others dismissed him as a charlatan. But his predictions are coming true with eerie accuracy. It's impossible to ignore such McLuhan phrases as "the global village" and "the medium is the…
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