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Media Virus! Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture by Douglas Rushkoff

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Mass media and culture -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementDouglas Rushkoff.
LC ClassificationsP94.65.U6 R87 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1088101M
ISBN 100345382765
ISBN 109780345382764
LC Control Number94012133

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