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Amusing ourselves to death

Author: Neil Postman; Jeff Riggenbach; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this eloquently 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 even the way we think. Postman believes that public discourse, the advancing of arguments in logical order for the public good, is being converted from exposition and explanation to entertainment.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Postman; Jeff Riggenbach; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 0786155906 9780786155903
OCLC Number: 78896939
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 19, 2007).
Previously released on cassette, 1994.
Performer(s): Read by Jeff Riggenbach.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Neil Postman.

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In this eloquently 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 even the way we think. Postman believes that public discourse, the advancing of arguments in logical order for the public good, is being converted from exposition and explanation to entertainment.

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