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Bonfire of the Brands: How I Learnt to Live without Labels

ISBN 10: 1847670873 / 1-84767-087-3
ISBN 13: 9781847670878
Publisher: Canongate
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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On 17th September 2006, Neil Boorman burnt all his branded items. The ones that wouldn't burn, he destroyed with a sledgehammer. Here, he examines the social, historical, economic and psychological ways in which brands have gripped our society, as well as documenting his personal trials and tribulations as he tries to live a life without brands.


 

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Boorman, Neil
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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 128 mm. Brand New Book. Average number of ads exposed to each day: 3000. Average number of ads exposed to by age of 65: 2 million. Average number of brand names memorised by a 10-year-old: 400. Worldwide advertising spend in 2006: $427 billion. In our consumer world, saturated by branded goods, is there any escape from the vice-grip of advertising on all our lives? Neil Boorman, journalist, brand consulatant (and recovering brand addict), draws on his vast professional and personal experience to build a compelling case for change. In Bonfire Of The Brands he assesses the impact of advertising on the individual, the broader implications for society as a whole and the consequences for the near future. If the industry won t give it up, is it time for the individual to take back control?. Bookseller Inventory # AB99781847670878

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Book Description: Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 128 mm. Brand New Book. Average number of ads exposed to each day: 3000. Average number of ads exposed to by age of 65: 2 million. Average number of brand names memorised by a 10-year-old: 400. Worldwide advertising spend in 2006: $427 billion. In our consumer world, saturated by branded goods, is there any escape from the vice-grip of advertising on all our lives? Neil Boorman, journalist, brand consulatant (and recovering brand addict), draws on his vast professional and personal experience to build a compelling case for change. In Bonfire Of The Brands he assesses the impact of advertising on the individual, the broader implications for society as a whole and the consequences for the near future. If the industry won t give it up, is it time for the individual to take back control?. Bookseller Inventory # AB99781847670878

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Book Description: 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196mm x 129mm x 24mm. Paperback. Subtitled, How I Learnt To Live Without Labels. Chronicles Boorman's life after he decided to burn all his branded possessions in a bonfire. Could he survive without his Blackberry, Nike,.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 256 pages. 0.192. Bookseller Inventory # 9781847670878

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