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Democracy and its discontents; reflections on everyday America

Author: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Random House [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Revision of the William W. Cook lectures on American institutions ... delivered at the University of Michigan ... April 3-7, 1972."
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Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
Democracy and its discontents.
New York, Random House [1974]
(OCoLC)606405757
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0394491858 9780394491851 0394491467 9780394491462
OCLC Number: 793446
Notes: "Revision of the William W. Cook lectures on American institutions ... delivered at the University of Michigan ... April 3-7, 1972."
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 136 pages 22 cm
Contents: Overcommunication : are we talking too much? --
How opinion went public --
TV myopia : too much too soon --
The rhetoric of democracy --
The prison of the present --
The new reactionaries --
The landscape of democracy --
The exploring spirit --
Self-liquidating ideals --
Technology and democracy : getting there is all the fun.
Responsibility: [by] Daniel J. Boorstin.

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"Revision of the William W. Cook lectures on American institutions ... delivered at the University of Michigan ... April 3-7, 1972."

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