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This is a perfect instrument to guide my knowledge in the course that I take.
I definitely gained a great deal from reading this book and will be reading more by Postman at a later date (I will be starting his technopoly next.)
So, for those who have attempted to approach McLuhan, but find his hyperbolic way of speaking off-putting, Postman makes a good introduction.
Fascinating philosophical look at the way children have been perceived for the last circa 500 years.Published 1 month ago by Alicia
Neil Postman is an excellent thought provoking writer. Thank you.Published 2 months ago by mikwciwq
Neil Postman does a great job of showing that "children" didn't always exist and, he suggests, are currently disappearing. What does that mean? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nick
Great book, still relevant and insightful !
To my opinion what is depicted in it has become even more relevant in recent times .
Make no mistake--this is not a book about the disappearance of childhood. It is a book about the history of printing and other media
technology in Europe, including the... Read more
What an extraordinary look at all things in a child' s behavior we take as normal for the age. Knowing the underling reasons were spelled out and better "how to work with the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Donna Holmes
I had to read this for grad school and it was weird and I was bored out of my mind. A waste of time!Published 17 months ago by Bella0482
Excellent purchase for my doctoral class. This is a perfect instrument to guide my knowledge in the course that I take.Published 18 months ago by Angel G. Mercado
Somewhat wordy in places, yet a good discussion of pertinent issues of childhood and the social influences that go against the grain of natural childhood development.Published 19 months ago by Brandon Davis, Ph.D.