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Oracle at the supermarket : the American preoccupation with self-help books

Author: Steven Starker
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publ., ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the self-help book from historical, cultural, and psychological perspectives. it traces the character of self-help works from colonial America to the present day, with an emphasis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Starker
ISBN: 0887382339 9780887382338 0765809648 9780765809643
OCLC Number: 17506172
Description: xi, 204 ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Steven Starker.

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-Following a brief excursus into the economic, religious, and political background of the doctrine of self-help, Starker (Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Portland, Oregon) traces the Read more...

 
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