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Vance Packard • 22 Items / 12 Books, 8 Articles, 2 Reviews
The Hidden Persuaders (1957)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
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    "I Dreamed I Stopped Traffic..." (Review)
    The Hidden Persuaders, by Vance Packard
    1. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    Encounter, December 1957, pp. 72-73
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    Union Cards for Illegal Aliens? (2 Reviews)
    The Hidden Persuaders, by Vance Packard
    1. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    2. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard
    The Social Contract, Summer 2000, p. 280
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    The Hidden Persuaders (2 Reviews)
    The Revolt of the Moderates, by Samuel Lubell
    1. The Revolt of the Moderates by Samuel Lubell
    2. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    Human Events, September 14, 1957, p. 4
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    The Carrot and the Stick (3 Reviews)
    Battle for the Mind, by William Sargant
    1. Battle for the Mind by William Sargant
    2. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    3. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1957, pp. 627-633
  5. Books and the Arts
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    The Mind at Bay (3 Reviews)
    The Hidden Persuaders, by Vance Packard
    1. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    2. Battle for the Mind by William Sargant
    3. Mass Culture by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    The Nation, June 29, 1957, p. 570
  6. Books and the Arts
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    Of Time and the Ostrich (3 Reviews)
    The Hidden Persuaders, by Vance Packard
    1. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    2. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard
    3. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard
    The Nation, January 28, 1961, p. 82
  7. The Book Shelf
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    The Age of Manipulation (4 Reviews)
    The Hidden Persuaders, by Vance Packard
    1. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    2. Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming
    3. Money of Their Own by Murray Teigh Bloom
    4. The Last Secrets of the Earth by Bernard Busson and Gerard Leroy
    The American Mercury, October 1957, pp. 146-150
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Turn of the Tide: A History of the War Years by Arthur Bryant
    2. The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie
    3. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    4. The Decline and Fall of Sex by Robert Elliot Fitch
    5. Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy
    6. The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1957, pp. 85-91
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    Books in Brief (8 Reviews)
    The Towers of Trebizond, by Rose Macaulay
    1. The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay
    2. The Lady by Conrad Richter
    3. The Case of the Screaming Woman by Erle Stanley Gardner
    4. Farm Trouble by Lauren K. Soth
    5. The American Oasis by Edward Higbee
    6. The Farmer and His Customers by Ladd Haystead
    7. The Small Woman by Alan Burgess
    8. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1957, pp. 88-91
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (8 Reviews)
    Edifying Discourses, by Soren Kierkegaard
    1. Edifying Discourses by Soren Kierkegaard
    2. Chinese Civilization by Marcel Granet
    3. The Unknown Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
    4. Aucassin and Nicolette by Eugene Mason
    5. The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
    6. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    7. The Aeneid of Virgil by Rolfe Humphries and Virgil
    8. Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad
    The Saturday Review, May 17, 1958, p. 37
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    Briefly Noted (14 Reviews)
    General
    1. Tides of Crisis by Adolf A. Berle, Jr.
    2. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    3. Atoms for the World by Laura Fermi
    4. Where Did You Go? Out. What Did You Do? Nothing by Robert Paul Smith
    5. Devil's Brood by Alfred Duggan
    6. Any Old Place with You by William K. Zinsser
    7. The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop
    8. Drum by Anthony Sampson
    9. William Wetmore Story and His Friends by Henry James
    10. G.M.: Memories of George Moore by Nancy Cunard
    11. The Unheroic Hero by Raymond D. Giraud
    12. Poets in a Landscape by Gilbert Highet
    13. The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry by W.G. Archer
    14. Goya by Xaviere Desparmet Fitz-Gerald and Francisco Goya, ...
    The New Yorker, May 18, 1957, pp. 154-162