From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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A thought provoking book that reveals a host of challenges to children growing up in our modern world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lifelong Learner
More people would benefit from this type of critical thinking. Wonder who compares for today's social media situation!Published 4 months ago by Darlene D. Richard
Childhood disappeared because people statistically defined childhood in the late 19th and early 20th century. Read morePublished 4 months ago by LeeS
This book by Neil Postman is well written in his usual accessible and informative style. The research and reasoning are very sound, and the book gets you thinking and reflecting on... Read morePublished 10 months ago by The fat cat
Written in 1982, "The Disappearance of Childhood" is prophetic in how it predicts the birth of the adult-child. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jiang Xueqin
Much food for though here in this modern classic from Postman, and much to be concerned about if he is correct, which I feel he is in many respects. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mr. Timothy S. Jones
I feel like we are all being swept up in new technology - computers, digital radio, Ipods, cable TV, blogs, Internet, RSS, cell phones, video games,... Read morePublished 15 months ago by I. Wells
By now this must be a 'classic' and it is a much needed book for our day. Parents who care about childhood need to read this!Published 20 months ago by M. Snow