The age of American unreason

Title The age of American unreason
Names Jacoby, Susan.
Book Number DB066150
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
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.
Narrator Cundiff, Kerry.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Bestseller - Non-Fiction - BEN
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Social Commentary - CONC
Journalism & the Media - JOU
General Non-Fiction - GNF
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Female narrator.
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
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Pantheon Books, c2008.
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