The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America

By Daniel J Boorstin
The author introduces the seminal concept of "pseudo-events"such as press conferences and presidential debates, which are staged solely for publicityand redefines celebrity as "a person who is known for his well-knownness". The result is an essential resource that distinguishes the deceptions of our culture from its few enduring truths.


NEWS & OPINION: The Reading List of Tom Peters

Posted January 24, 2018, 11:30 AM with category of Publishing Industry
Tom Peters, the author most responsible for popularizing the business book genre, shares what he's reading these days. Read more


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ISBN: 9780679741800

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Publisher Vintage
Publish date 09/01/1992
Pages 336
ISBN-13 9780679741800
ISBN-10 0679741801
Language English

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