The age of American unreason

Title The age of American unreason
Names Jacoby, Susan.
Length 1 sound cartridge (16 hours, 2 minutes)
Book Number DB066150
Title Status Active
Narrator Cundiff, Kerry.
Language English
Annotation Social critic traces the history and consequences of American anti-intellectualism from the 1960s. Condemns mass media, fundamentalist religion, the educational system, and pseudoscience for the antirationalism she observes throughout society. Laments the public's lack of reading, debasement of public speech, and unwillingness to hear other viewpoints. Bestseller. 2008.
Medium Digital Books
Audience Notes Female narrator. NLS/BPH
Local Subject Journalism, News Media, & Publishing - 070
Social sciences - 300
United States - History - 973
History - North America - 970
LC Subject Mass media - Social aspects - United States
National characteristics, American
Popular culture - United States
Reason - Social aspects - United States
Social psychology - United States
Social values - United States
United States - Civilization - 1945
United States - Social conditions - 1945
Call Number 973.91 ANF
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009. (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Pantheon Books, c2008.
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