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ABC: The Alphabetization of the Popular Mind


An intense examination of the effects of technology on literacy and language. The authors argue that there is a phenomenon transforming modern culture--language is becoming part of a technology of "information systems" with an emphasis on control, rather than human exchange. As a result, all language is becoming debased.

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    • Title: Abc: the Alphabetizaton of the Popular Mind by Ivan Illich
    • Publisher: Faber Factory
    • Print ISBN: 9780714528915, 0714528919
    • eText ISBN: 9780714521503
    • Edition: 1988
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