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Author Pettit, Michael (Michael John), author
Title The science of deception : psychology and commerce in America / Michael Pettit
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2013]
book jacket
 Modern History Library  155.92 P511    DUE 01-04-23    30550100537859
 人文社會聯圖  BF637.D42 P48 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020397063
Descript ix, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-303) and index
"Graft is the worst form of despotism" : swindlers, commercial culture, and the deceivable self -- Hunting duck-rabbits : illusions, mass culture, and the law of economy -- "Not our houses but our brains are haunted" : the arts of exposure at the boundaries of credulity -- The unwary purchaser : trademark infringement, the deceivable self, and the subject of consumption -- Diagnosing deception : pathological lying, lie detectors, and the normality of the deceitful self -- Studies in deceit : personality testing and the character of experiments -- Barnum's ghost gives an encore performance
Subject Deception
Psychology -- United States -- History
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