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Empire of conspiracy : the culture of paranoia in postwar America

Author: Timothy Melley
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2000.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melley, Timothy, 1963-
Empire of conspiracy.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)747305305
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Melley
ISBN: 0801436680 9780801436680 0801486068 9780801486067
OCLC Number: 42002750
Description: ix, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Culture of Paranoia --
The Depth Boys --
Agency Panic --
Crises of Interpretation --
Bodily Symptoms, Cultural Pathologies --
Influencing Machines --
Postmodern Transference --
The Representation of Social Control --
Bureaucracy and Its Discontents --
The New Line of Americans --
Social Characters --
Paranoid Prescriptions --
The Shadow of the Firm --
Anti-Socialism --
Bureaucratic Individuals --
Syndicate-Nation --
Bodies Incorporated --
Incoming Mail --
The Body We Can Measure --
Pornographies of Deduction --
Statistical Oddities --
Personalities Replaced by Abstractions of Power --
Stalked by Love --
Alien Invaders --
Female Paranoia --
A Distrust of Surfaces --
Abnormally Normal --
Anonymous Effects --
Secret Agents --
Lone Gunman and Social Body --
Archaeological Details --
A Cardboard Cutout --
The Secrets of the Masses --
Central Intelligence --
The Logic of Addiction --
Bad Habits --
Control Addicts --
The Junk Virus --
Cellular Panic --
Reconditioning Centers --
Epilogue: Corporate Futures --
Postmodern Constructs --
Artificial Intelligence --
In Memoriam to Memory.
Responsibility: Timothy Melley.

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