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Dead Reckonings: Ideas, Interests, and Politics in the "Information Age"

Jacobsen, John Kurt

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ISBN 10: 0391040073 / ISBN 13: 9780391040076
Published by Prometheus Books, 1997
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Title: Dead Reckonings: Ideas, Interests, and ...

Publisher: Prometheus Books

Publication Date: 1997

Book Condition:Good

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"An inspired, iconoclastic work of social science. Jacobsen utilizes the theories of Paul Feyerabend to launch brilliant guerrilla assaults on the powers that be in several walks of American life, from the stars of academe to our political leaders to the icons of American liberalism in public television. He also presents a fascinating and unusual account of how technology affects our lives -- but above all, how dominant elites want us to think technology affects our lives. When you catch Jacobsen's drift amid his clever dead reckonings, you will catch up with a new way to think about our world." -- Bruce Cummings, John Evans Professor of International History and Politics, Northwestern University POSTSCRIPTS: POLITICIZATION AND HISTORICAL IMAGERY

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