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Hoodwinked: How Intellectual Hucksters Have Hijacked American Culture

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For the last century, many intellectuals and activists responsible for shaping the way we think about sex, crime, government, and even our very history have been fabricating the facts. And yet they have been published, praised, promoted, and protected by a cultural establishment that has its agendas advanced by disinformation, half-truths, and lies.

As a student of American intellectual history, Cashill has come to see that much of what is taught about the last century is not merely biased but knowingly false. A Ph.D. in American studies from Purdue, and a former Fulbright professor in France, Cashill has taught at several American universities and knows all too well the spin and dissembling of the academic world and public debate.

In this sensational and essential book, Cashill tells the stories behind the fraud and reveals an unsettling pattern of institutional and cultural deception. With wide scope and fine-point scrutiny, "Hoodwinked" finally and definitively exposes the intellectual elite's trumpery―from unwitting self-deception to conscious manipulation of data, from the merely false to the purely fraudulent―and is the perfect antidote for the corrosive disinformation that has poisoned our society, culture, and understanding of the world at large.

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Author(s):
Cashill, Jack
Condition:
As new
Edition:
Nelson Current
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1595550119
ISBN-13:
9781595550118
Number of pages:
307
Publisher:
Nelson Current

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BRAND NEW COPY

For the last century, many intellectuals and activists responsible for shaping the way we think about sex, crime, government, and even our very history have been fabricating the facts. And yet they have been published, praised, promoted, and protected by a cultural establishment that has its agendas advanced by disinformation, half-truths, and lies.

As a student of American intellectual history, Cashill has come to see that much of what is taught about the last century is not merely biased but knowingly false. A Ph.D. in American studies from Purdue, and a former Fulbright professor in France, Cashill has taught at several American universities and knows all too well the spin and dissembling of the academic world and public debate.

In this sensational and essential book, Cashill tells the stories behind the fraud and reveals an unsettling pattern of institutional and cultural deception. With wide scope and fine-point scrutiny, "Hoodwinked" finally and definitively exposes the intellectual elite's trumpery―from unwitting self-deception to conscious manipulation of data, from the merely false to the purely fraudulent―and is the perfect antidote for the corrosive disinformation that has poisoned our society, culture, and understanding of the world at large.

Author(s):
Cashill, Jack
Condition:
As new
Edition:
Nelson Current
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1595550119
ISBN-13:
9781595550118
Number of pages:
307
Publisher:
Nelson Current

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