The Resource The rise of selfishness in America, James Lincoln Collier

The rise of selfishness in America, James Lincoln Collier

Label
The rise of selfishness in America
Title
The rise of selfishness in America
Statement of responsibility
James Lincoln Collier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book James Collier asks how did America get from a sociable code to which self-restraint was a cardinal virtue to one in which self gratitude is a central idea and normal. A vibrant, sweeping analysis of the roots of American self-indulgence. This ringing, provocative jeremiad cuts a path through a haze of self-indulgent thought and action in the me first society
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collier, James Lincoln
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1535.S4
LC item number
C65 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Selfishness
  • Intérêt personnel
  • Moral conditions
  • Selfishness
  • Eigenbelang
  • Sociale waarden
  • Égoïsme
  • Eigennutz
  • Ethik
  • Geschichte
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The rise of selfishness in America, James Lincoln Collier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 18th-century debauch -- The Victorian reaction -- The rising city and the threat to the Victorian order -- The new class system -- The institutionalization of vice -- The Victorians fight back -- The new business of show business -- The mechanization of entertainment -- New thought, new art -- Hedonism victorious -- The death of Victorianism -- Hard times -- The surrender to the media -- The incredible post-war prosperity -- The triumph of selfishness -- The end of morality -- The institutionalization of selfishness -- The media over all -- The consequences of selfishness
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 308 pages
Isbn
9780195052770
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
90021127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22734024
  • (OCoLC)ocm22734024
Label
The rise of selfishness in America, James Lincoln Collier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 18th-century debauch -- The Victorian reaction -- The rising city and the threat to the Victorian order -- The new class system -- The institutionalization of vice -- The Victorians fight back -- The new business of show business -- The mechanization of entertainment -- New thought, new art -- Hedonism victorious -- The death of Victorianism -- Hard times -- The surrender to the media -- The incredible post-war prosperity -- The triumph of selfishness -- The end of morality -- The institutionalization of selfishness -- The media over all -- The consequences of selfishness
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 308 pages
Isbn
9780195052770
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
90021127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22734024
  • (OCoLC)ocm22734024

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