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image, or, What happened to the American dream

Daniel J. Boorstin

image, or, What happened to the American dream

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • American Dream.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesImage., What happened to the American dream.
      StatementDaniel J. Boorstin.
      ContributionsDaniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .B66 1961
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 315 p. ;
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL871465M
      LC Control Number95156799


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