His interest in education was long-standing, beginning with his experience as an elementary and secondary school teacher. He died in You're currently accessing eBooks. Some eBooks aren't available in all countries.
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The Disappearance of Childhood by Neil Postman. Add to Cart Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist Add to Wishlist.
College Lecture Series - Neil Postman - "The Surrender of Culture to Technology"
Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research, Neil Postman, author of Technopoly , suggests that childhood is a relatively recent invention, which came into being as the new medium of print imposed divisions between children and adults.
But now these divisions are eroding under the barrage of television, which turns the adult secrets of sex and violence into poprular entertainment and pitches both news and advertising at the intellectual level of ten-year-olds.
Informative, alarming, and aphorisitc, The Disappearance of Childhood is a triumph of history and prophecy. More History.