9781843313007

What I Saw in America

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    9781843313007

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    1843313006

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: Anthem Pr
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Author Biography

G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936) author of over 80 books, several hundred poems, 200 short stories and 4000 essays. Simon Newman is Professor in the Department of History at the University of Glasgow. His research interests focus on the social and political history of early America.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Points of view Making love to my ego
The pinball project Psychopolitical cults
The wet group Interpersonal skills Learn and enjoy Another language
English identity, Ireland and violence Racing Diana's subjects
Personal response under attack
In Disney's world Looking to the future, and back
Windows on the mind Soap trek Clubbing E and me Garage nightmares
Helpless in Japan Greek chairs Open secrets Passeacute
Psychoanalytic Myth Today
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