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  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: VINTAGE USA - MASS MARKET; 1 edition (1 June 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679745408
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679745402
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 1.6 x 20.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 227 g
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Neil Postman was University Professor, Paulette Goddard Chair of Media Ecology, and Chair of the Department of Culture and Communication at New York University. Among his twenty books are studies of childhood (The Disappearance of Childhood), public discourse (Amusing Ourselves to Death), education (Teaching as a Subversive Activity and The End of Education), and the impact of technology (Technopoly). His interest in education was long-standing, beginning with his experience as an elementary and secondary school teacher. He died in 2003.

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