"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."-"Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."-"The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers and politicians are attempting to turn the American mind into a kind of catatonic dough that will buy, give or vote at their command-"The New Yorker"Originally published in 1957 and now back in print to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, "The Hidden Persuaders" is Vance Packard's pioneering and prescient work revealing how advertisers use psychological methods to tap into our unconscious desires in order to "persuade" us to buy the products they are selling.
2011 two DVD set. Soul Train is an American institution that became a national launch pad for showcasing the latest names in soul music, outrageous fashion and hip dances - making soul music a mainstream global genre. Beyond the appearances of superstar acts, and of course the charismatic host Don Cornelius, Soul Train's famous "dance line," during which studio audience members exhibited up-to-the-minute fashions, hairstyles, and dance moves, helped make the show the hippest trip in America! Now, for the first time ever on DVD, Time Life presents this two DVD set, featuring 29 superstar performances from the Soul Train archives, many of which haven't been seen in over 30 years, including exclusive performances by Jean Knight, Delfonics, Chi-Lites, Originals, Joe Tex, Honey Cone, Persuaders, Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band, Al Green, Edwin Starr, Ike & Tina Turner, Jerry Butler, Joe Simon, Sylvers, Billy Paul, Temptations, Four Tops, O'Jays, Esther Phillips, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, and the Soul Train Dancers.
The first book to provide an historical survey of images of black people in advertising during the colonial period. Analyses the various conflicting, and changing ideologies of colonialism and racism in British advertising. Reveals the historical and prod
The Persuaders, Set 1