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America (the book) : a citizen's guide to democracy inaction

Author: Jon Stewart; Ben Karlin; David Javerbaum; et al
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, ©2004.
Series: Daily show.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers tongue-in-cheek insight into American democracy with coverage of such topics as the republican qualities of ancient Rome, the antics of our nation's founders, and the ludicrous nature of today's media.
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Genre/Form: Humoristische Darstellung
History
Humor
Miscellaneous fiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Stewart; Ben Karlin; David Javerbaum; et al
ISBN: 0446532681 9780446532686 9781435270022 1435270029
OCLC Number: 56479080
Notes: Above title on cover: The Daily show with Jon Stewart presents.
The book is presented as a text book with discussion questions and classroom activities.
Description: xi, 227, 15 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 27 cm. + 1 poster (folded, col. ; 51 x 58 cm.)
Contents: Foreword / Thomas Jefferson --
Democracy before America --
The founding of America --
The president: King of Democracy --
Congress: Quagmire of freedom --
The judicial branch: It rules --
Campaigns and elections: America changes the sheets --
The Media: Democracy's valiant vulgarians --
The Future of Democracy: Four score and seven years from now --
The Rest of the world: International house of horrors.
Series Title: Daily show.
Other Titles: America
Citizen's guide to democracy inaction
Daily show with Jon Stewart presents America (the book)
Daily show.
Responsibility: written and edited by Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin, David Javerbaum ; writers, Rich Blomquist ... [et al.] ; additional material, Samantha Bee ... [et al.] ; with a foreword by Thomas Jefferson.

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Offers tongue-in-cheek insight into American democracy with coverage of such topics as the republican qualities of ancient Rome, the antics of our nation's founders, and the ludicrous nature of today's media.

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by chrisgalvin (WorldCat user on 2008-09-15)

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by Beckerz (WorldCat user published 2006-08-15) Excellent Permalink
This is excellent satire of history and life, and should be sitting on every coffee table in America.
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