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Desolation's march : the rise of personalism and the reign of amusement in 21st century America

Author: Stephen Paul Foster
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Academica Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critique of American decadence and moral squalor. Foster argues that three basic cultural phenomena have intertwined in the national psyche - the impact of personalism and the leveraged individual,  Read more...

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Foster, Stephen Paul.
Desolation's march.
Bethesda, MD : Academica Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)645910093
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Paul Foster
ISBN: 1930901771 9781930901773
OCLC Number: 51810743
Description: 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The millennium closes --
Ch. 2. From '50' to '00' --
changes of the mind : alterations of the heart --
Ch. 3. Personalism : the escape from institutions --
Ch. 4. Sin into sickness : the triumph of official benevolence --
Ch. 5. Shame extinguished --
Ch. 6. Total entertainment : the rise of the amusement state --
Ch. 7. Desolation.
Responsibility: by Stephen Paul Foster.

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