The age of American unreason

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Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive.
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9781400096381
9781400127320
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subject_facet Mass media -- Social aspects -- United States, National characteristics, American, PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General, Popular culture -- United States, Reason -- Social aspects -- United States, Social psychology -- United States, Social values -- United States, United States -- Civilization -- 1945-, United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
table_of_contents The way we live now : just us folks -- The way we lived then : intellect and ignorance in a young nation -- Social pseudoscience in the morning of America's culture wars -- Reds, pinkos, fellow travelers -- Middlebrow culture from noon to twilight -- Blaming it on the sixties -- Legacies : youth culture and celebrity culture -- The new old-time religion -- Junk thought -- The culture of distraction -- Public life : defining dumbness downward -- Conclusion: Cultural conservation.
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title The age of American unreason
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title_full The Age of American Unreason, The age of American unreason / Susan Jacoby, The age of American unreason [electronic resource] / Susan Jacoby
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topic History, Mass media Social aspects United States, National characteristics, American, Nonfiction, PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General, Popular culture United States, Reason Social aspects United States, Social psychology United States, Social values United States, United States Civilization 1945-, United States Social conditions 1945-
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