• Century of the Self

  • By: Adam Curtis
  • Narrated by: Adam Curtis
  • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Radio/TV Program
  • Release date: 01-07-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Snowball Publishing
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (12 ratings)

Regular price: $14.95

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Publisher's Summary

Documentary about the role of psychoanalysis, marketing, and public relations in the United States. From the same director as The Power of Nightmares.
©2013 Snowball Publishing (P)2013 Snowball Publishing
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1 out of 5 stars
By john on 11-16-16

This is audio from a BBC documentary

This "book" is just a straight audio rip of a TV documentary. It's still a very entertaining few hours but I'm not sure I'm happy paying for something I could have watched for free on the BBC player or YouTube.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Mr. G. F. Carter on 11-29-17

Adam Curtis is wonderful, but very very poor audio

I didn't want to mark this down for performance.... of Adam Curtis himself I've no problem whatsoever... however the audio quality is very poor and at times difficult to listen to. You expect that to some extent with the archive audio, but the narration itself could have done with a bit of mastering.

Otherwise, gripping, angering, terrifying and compelling, as you would expect. Well-researched and Curtis makes a compelling case.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Caleb on 10-22-17

audio taken off documentary

great content, some parts are hard to get the context without the video but you can still follow nearly everything.

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