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Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan (Digital Communication)
Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan (Digital Communication)
by Paul Benedetti
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Communications thinker and prophet Marshall McLuhan gave us the phrases the medium is the message and global village. Today, with the explosion of electronic technologies and on-line communication, his ideas are more relevant than ever.... (read more)

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Driving Home: An American Journey
Driving Home: An American Journey
by Jonathan Raban
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For more than thirty years, Jonathan Raban has written with infectious fascination about people and places in transition or on the margins, about journeys undertaken and destinations never quite reached, and, as an expat, about what it means to feel... (read more)

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Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation
by Eric Schlosser
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New York Times Bestseller,   With a New Afterword “Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours... (read more)

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Hail Babylon!: In Search of the American City at the End of the Millennium
Hail Babylon!: In Search of the American City at the End of the Millennium
by Andrei Codrescu
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Andrei Codrescu takes us cross-country through the withered, yet alluring American urban landscape, visiting New York, Baltimore, New Orleans, Little Rock, San Antonio, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, and Portland, Oregon. He discovers that cities are at the... (read more)

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Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
by Todd Gitlin
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Everyone knows that the media surround us, but no one quite understands what this means for our lives. In Media Unlimited, a remarkable and original look at our media-glutted, speed-addicted world, Todd Gitlin makes us stare, as if for the first time, at... (read more)

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Downtown: Its Rise and Fall, 1880-1950
Downtown: Its Rise and Fall, 1880-1950
by Robert Fogelson
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Downtown is the first history of what was once viewed as the heart of the American city. Urban historian Robert Fogelson gives a riveting account of how downtown--and the way Americans thought about it--changed between 1880 and 1950. Recreating battles... (read more)

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Managing for a Change How To Run Commu
Managing for a Change How To Run Commu
by Anthony Davies
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Project management is a skill we have to learn; good intentions and enthusiasm are not enough This book provides an insight into development project planning and management by guiding the reader, chapter by chapter, through the stages from concept to... (read more)

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Exploring the Greek Mosaic
Exploring the Greek Mosaic
by Benjamin J. Broome
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Exploring the Greek Mosaic: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Greece is a comprehensive exploration of the many facets of Greek life and culture including work, social life, history and society at large. Benjamin Broome deciphers the complexity... (read more)

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The Brown Decades: A Study of the Arts in America, 1865-1895 (Dover Books on Art, Art History)
The Brown Decades: A Study of the Arts in America, 1865-1895 (Dover Books on Art, Art History)
by Lewis Mumford
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Buried renaissance of Root, Sullivan, Roebling, W. Homer, Eakins, Ryder, others. 12 illustrations.... (read more)

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Age Power: How the 21st Century Will Be Ruled by the New Old
Age Power: How the 21st Century Will Be Ruled by the New Old
by Ken Dychtwald
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In this breakthrough book, Dychtwald explains how individuals, businesses, and governments can best prepare for a new era in which the priorities of our homes and nation will be set by the needs and desires of the elderly. He surveys how each of us must... (read more)

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Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability
Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability
by David Owen
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Read David Owen's posts on the Penguin Blog. From the acclaimed New Yorker writer, a thought-provoking, innovative, and challenging new approach to protecting our environment. Most Americans think of cities as ecological nightmares-wastelands of concrete,... (read more)

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Branded Nation: The Marketing of Megachurch, College Inc., and Museumworld
Branded Nation: The Marketing of Megachurch, College Inc., and Museumworld
by James B. Twitchell
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Branding has become so successful and so ubiquitous that even cultural institutions have embraced it. In this witty and trenchant social analysis, James Twitchell shows how churches, universities, and museums have learned to embrace Madison Avenue rather... (read more)

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Critique of Everyday Life, Volume 1
Critique of Everyday Life, Volume 1
by Henri Lefebvre
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A monumental exploration of contemporary society, by one of the twentieth century's great intellectuals. The Critique of Everyday Life is perhaps the richest, most prescient work by one of the twentieth century's greatest philosophers. The trilogy which... (read more)

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Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Americans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: This is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive is the key to getting success and prosperity. Or so we are... (read more)

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Sustainable Development in the USA
Sustainable Development in the USA
by Jean Marc Zaninetti
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After WWII, the United States of America proposed their way of life, based on an unlimited consumption of land, goods, and energy, as a model for the entire world. Nowadays, this expansionist model has reached its limits. This book provides a... (read more)

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Consumer Culture Reborn: The Cultural Politics of Consumption
Consumer Culture Reborn: The Cultural Politics of Consumption
by Martyn J Lee
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Lee brings together the discourses of political economy and cultural studies in order to shed light on our social situations. Lee sees the commodity as the vital touchstone behind both analysis of the economy and culture.... (read more)

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On Television
On Television
by Pierre Bourdieu
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"An unremitting assault on the impact and pretensions of television [that] demolishes conventional arguments".... (read more)

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Condemnation of Little B Michael Lewis
Condemnation of Little B Michael Lewis
by Elaine Brown
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Through the story of a thirteen-year-old black boy condemned to life in prison, Elaine Brown exposes the "New Age" racism that effectively condemns millions of poor African-Americans to a third world life. The story of "Little B" is riveting, a stunning... (read more)

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Regarding the Pain of Others
Regarding the Pain of Others
by Susan Sontag
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Twenty-five years after her classic On Photography, Susan Sontag returns to the subject of visual representations of war and violence in our culture today. How does the spectacle of the sufferings of others (via television or newsprint) affect us? Are... (read more)

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Somebody's Someone
Somebody's Someone
by Regina Louise
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This remarkable memoir shines the light on the plight of children with no parent to wake them up with a gentle kiss, to send them off to school with a packed lunch, to read them a bedtime story as they fall off to sleep. These are nobody's children who... (read more)

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