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The Changing American Mind

How and Why American Public Opinion Changed Between 1960 and 1988

by William G. Mayer

  • 241 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Media studies,
  • Public opinion & polls,
  • United States,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • United States - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • General,
  • 1945-1989,
  • Public Opinion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages518
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633376M
    ISBN 10047209498X
    ISBN 109780472094981

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    They, too, believe sociability is the key to how the human mind functions or, perhaps more pertinently, malfunctions. They begin their book, “The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone Keim also includes new examples and new images to expand the visual narrative of western views about Africa. Mistaking Africa is an important book for African studies courses and for anyone interested in unraveling American misperceptions about the continent. (source: Nielsen Book Data)


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