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Idiot America : how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free, Charles P. Pierce

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Idiot America : how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free
Title
Idiot America
Title remainder
how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free
Statement of responsibility
Charles P. Pierce
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With his razor-sharp wit and erudite reasoning, Pierce delivers a gut-wrenching, side-splitting lament about the glorification of ignorance in the United States, exploring how a country founded on intellectual curiosity has somehow deteriorated into a nation of simpletons
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312297
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Pierce, Charles P.
Dewey number
973.93
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK275
LC item number
.P378 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Stupidity
Target audience
adult
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how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free
Label
Idiot America : how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free, Charles P. Pierce
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Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-307)
Contents
The American way of idiocy : The prince of cranks ; The war on expertise ; Beyond Atlantis ; The Templars in town -- Truth : Radio nowhere ; God and Judge Jones -- Consequences : A woman dies on Beech Street ; How we look at the sea ; The principles of automatic pilot -- Mr. Madison's library : Torture in New Hampshire ; Mr. Madison's library
Control code
2010293310
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
viii, 307 p.
Isbn
9780767926157
Lccn
2010293310
Label
Idiot America : how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free, Charles P. Pierce
Link
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-307)
Contents
The American way of idiocy : The prince of cranks ; The war on expertise ; Beyond Atlantis ; The Templars in town -- Truth : Radio nowhere ; God and Judge Jones -- Consequences : A woman dies on Beech Street ; How we look at the sea ; The principles of automatic pilot -- Mr. Madison's library : Torture in New Hampshire ; Mr. Madison's library
Control code
2010293310
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
viii, 307 p.
Isbn
9780767926157
Lccn
2010293310

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