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The Image - A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America (Paperback, 1st Vintage Books ed) Loot Price: R215
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The Image - A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America (Paperback, 1st Vintage Books ed)


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First Published In 1962, This Wonderfully Provocative Book Introduced The Notion Of "pseudo-events" -- Events Such As Press Conferences And Presidential Debates, Which Are Manufactured Solely In Order To Be Reported -- And The Contemporary Definition Of Celebrity As "a Person Who Is Known For His Well-knownness." Since Then Daniel J. Boorstin's Prophetic Vision Of An America Inundated By Its Own Illusions Has Become An Essential Resource For Any Reader Who Wants To Distinguish The Manifold Deceptions Of Our Culture From Its Few Enduring Truths.


Imprint: Vintage Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 1997
First published: September 1992
Authors: Boorstin
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 315
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-679-74180-0
Barcode: 9780679741800
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 0-679-74180-1

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