The Disappearance of Childhood
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Frederick Kiesler has left a deep impact on architects and designers, artists and theoreticians alike. Himself a versatile artist and architect, Kiesler witnessed the 20th century from the rise of the Avant-Garde in Europe to its progress in America and played a key role in the international discourse on art.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 177 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Vintage Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0679751661
  • 9780679751663
  • 81,236

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"Postman persuasively mobilizes the insights of psychology, history, semantics, McLuhanology, and common sense on behalf of his astonishing and original thesis." --Victor Navaskyshow more

About Postman

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.show more