The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America Summary
Daniel J. Boorstin

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The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America Summary

The Image takes a bold look at the political, social, and psychological impacts of "pseudo-events", or those events that create a false sense of reality. Daniel Boorstin examines how these events originated in and have been shaped by the media as well as the specific cultural dynamics of America.

Boorstin asserts America's cultural expectations of the world including "what the world holds" and "our power to shape the world" underlies the...

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