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The Resource Idiot proof : deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense, Francis Wheen

Idiot proof : deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense, Francis Wheen

Label
Idiot proof : deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense
Title
Idiot proof
Title remainder
deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense
Statement of responsibility
Francis Wheen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that there has been an erosion of Enlightenment values in favor of irrationalism and nonsense, most notably in the United States and Great Britain since the year 1979
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 909.82 W571i
  • 909.82
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.T54
LC item number
W48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • indexes
Label
Idiot proof : deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense, Francis Wheen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in the United Kingdom under the title How mumbo-jumbo conquered the world : a short history of modern delusions by Fourth Estate in 2004."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The New Romantics
  • Forward to the Past
  • Voodoo Revisited
  • Introduction: Dare to Know
  • The Voodoo Revolution
  • Old Snake-Oil, New Bottles
  • It's the End of the World as We Know It
  • The Demolition Merchants of Reality
  • The Catastrophists
  • With God on Our Side
  • Us and Them
Control code
zmeld2 b1992813
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781586482473
Lccn
2003070743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54007046
  • (OCoLC)54007046
Label
Idiot proof : deluded celebrities, irrational power brokers, media morons, and the erosion of common sense, Francis Wheen
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in the United Kingdom under the title How mumbo-jumbo conquered the world : a short history of modern delusions by Fourth Estate in 2004."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The New Romantics
  • Forward to the Past
  • Voodoo Revisited
  • Introduction: Dare to Know
  • The Voodoo Revolution
  • Old Snake-Oil, New Bottles
  • It's the End of the World as We Know It
  • The Demolition Merchants of Reality
  • The Catastrophists
  • With God on Our Side
  • Us and Them
Control code
zmeld2 b1992813
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781586482473
Lccn
2003070743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54007046
  • (OCoLC)54007046

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