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Ewen, Stuart

Works: 43 works in 239 publications in 6 languages and 7,925 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Conference papers and proceedings  Internet videos  Academic theses  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Interviewee
Classifications: HF5813.U6, 659.10973
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Most widely held works about Stuart Ewen
Most widely held works by Stuart Ewen
Channels of desire : mass images and the shaping of American consciousness by Stuart Ewen( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Sonoran Desert of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico sizzles in the sun. Daytime temperatures commonly soar above [actual symbol not reproducible]. The parched, mineral earth gets less than three inches of rainfall a year on average; some years, none at all. Plants of the region even drop their leaves to hold each precious drop of moisture." "Yet this desert is one of the most fascinating and beautiful places in North America. A large variety of plants - creosote bush, the fabled boojum and numerous other cacti and succulents - flourish here, as do a wealth of birds, insects, and small mammals. Man is an uneasy resident, however, and although modern cities such as Phoenix and Tucson use artificial water supplies and air-conditioning to survive on its fringes, the natural heart of the desert still rejects all but the most intrepid sojourners." "Two who know this desert well are Jack Dykinga and Charles Bowden. Each has confronted it on foot over the course of many years. Bowden, who now lives in Tucson, recently said, "I go to it like a thirsty animal goes to water. Something happens when you walk for a hundred miles in the desert and don't see a footprint. Once I turned around and saw someone else's footprint and it really shook me up. Then I realized it was my own."" "No casual visitor, Bowden expresses his feelings and experiences in words. He looks not only down at his own footprints, but also back in the historical record - to the Spanish conquistador Cabeza de Vaca, to an eighteenth-century Jesuit priest who cast for souls for seventeen years in Baja California. He recalls a Sand Papago Indian shaman who knows the desert like a medicine chest and plans to live forever; and he affectionately remembers both the madness and the sanity of his late friend, desert lover, and fellow pleader for preservation, Edward Abbey." "Dykinga recaptures for us the way the desert looks and feels in exquisite color photographs. He has walked and sweated and camped the length and breadth of this place and brought back hundreds of brilliant large-format camera views. More than 120 are preserved here - most never before published." "Interwoven together, the personal visions of these two remarkable observers evoke the Sonoran Desert with extraordinary power. We may or may not wish to be in the desert as they have been, but in these pages we will come as close as it is possible to being there."--Jacket
Captains of consciousness : advertising and the social roots of the consumer culture by Stuart Ewen( Book )

51 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a historical look at the origins of the advertising industry and consumer society at the turn of the 20th century. It includes a history of ways businesses have refined their search for new consumers
PR! : a social history of spin by Stuart Ewen( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this long-awaited, pathbreaking book, Stuart Ewen tells the story of the Age unfolding: the social conditions that brought it about; the ideas that inspired the strategies of public relations specialists; the growing use of images as tools of persuasion; and, finally, the ways that the rise of public relations interacted with the changing dynamics of public life itself. He takes us on a vivid journey into the thinking of PR practitioners - from Edward Bernays to George Gallup - exploring some of the most significant campaigns to mold the public mind, and revealing disturbing trends that have persisted to the present day. Using previously confidential sources, and with the aid of dozens of illustrations from the past hundred years, Ewen sheds unsparing light on the contours and contradictions of American democracy on the threshold of a new millennium
All consuming images : the politics of style in contemporary culture by Stuart Ewen( Book )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the evolution of an increasingly style-conscious society from the time when style was an exclusive prerogative of aristocratic elites to today when it fascinates millions
Typecasting : on the arts & sciences of human inequality : a history of dominant ideas by Elizabeth Ewen( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work of popular history, Ewen & Ewen expose the pivotal developments that have made stereotypes a persistent, common language. Moving across centuries and continents in thirty eloquent vignettes, their journey uncovers the incubation of modern stereotypes in the halls of science and aesthetics and traces their materialization in the popular imagination. Their detective work in museum archives, popular magazines, and film alike, uncovers how stereotype has served as the groundwork of power in the modern world. -- BOOK JACKET
Social textures of Western civilization: the lower depths by Michael Cherniavsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethos : a time for change( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of human lives, from the environment to democracy and our own personal liberty: From terrifying conflicts of interests in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a media in the hands of massive conglomerates, and a military industrial complex that virtually owns our representatives. With interviews from some of today's leading thinkers and source material from the finest documentary film makers of our times Ethos examines and unravels these complex relationships, and offers a solution, a simple but powerful way for you to change this system, through consumer activism
The ad and the ego : truth and consequences( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses advertising in the United States and its impact on society including the role of images from ads in contemporary life, the power of modern advertising, and the influence of advertising saturation on world view and self-image. Leading media critics show how living in an environment saturated with advertising creates a psychology of need and how advertising has invaded even the most intimate aspects of life
Capitalisme by Ilan Ziv( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les six épisodes de la série Capitalisme, tournée dans vingt-deux pays, nous entraînent dans une enquête captivante, au fil de cinq cents ans d'histoire, avec pour guides éclairants des anthropologues, des historiens et des économistes renommés, dont Robert Boyer ou Thomas Piketty. Sur les traces d'un amiral chinois, des geôles d'esclaves au Ghana à la rencontre d'Indiens Maijunas, et d'une rive à l'autre de l'Atlantique, les théories d'hier nouent un dialogue fructueux avec l'actualité et les réalités contemporaines. Depuis les origines jusqu'à la mondialisation, le décryptage des mécanismes d'un système qui détermine nos vies et survit malgré la crise." (Source :
Typen & Stereotype : die Geschichte des Vorurteils by Stuart Ewen( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PR! : a social history of hype by Stuart Ewen( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toxic sludge is good for you : the public relations industry unspun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the development of the public relations (PR) industry from early efforts to win popular American support for World War I to the role of crisis management in controlling damage to corporate images. The video analyzes the tools public relations professionals use to shift our perceptions, including as an example the coordinated PR campaign to slip genetically engineered food past public scrutiny. Features commentary by PR Watch founder John Stauber, author of the book of the same name, as well as by cultural scholars Mark Crispin Miller and Stuart Ewen
Sotto l'immagine niente : la politica dello stile nella società contemporanea by Stuart Ewen( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And justice for all-- by Ole Bouman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The captains of consciousness : the emergence of mass advertising and mass consumption in the 1920's by Stuart Ewen( )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All consuming images : the politics of style in contemporany culture by Stuart Ewen( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new media reader : introduction to media studies critical texts( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rōhi no seijigaku( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typecasting : On the Arts and Sciences of Human Inequality by Stuart Ewen( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typecasting chronicles the emergence of the "science of first impression" and reveals how the work of its creatorsearly social scientistscontinues to shape how we see the world and to inform our most fundamental and unconscious judgments of beauty, humanity, and degeneracy. In this groundbreaking exploration of the growth of stereotyping amidst the rise of modern society, authors Ewen & Ewen demonstrate "typecasting" as a persistent cultural practice. Drawing on fields as diverse as history, pop culture, racial science, and film, and including over one hundred images, many published here for
Crystallizing public opinion by Edward L Bernays( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A seminal work on how public opinion is created and shaped, Edward Bernays's 1923 classic Crystallizing Public Opinion set down the principles that corporations and government have used to influence public attitudes over the past century. A primer on the then new profession of "public relations counsel," Crystallizing elucidates the "instruments and techniques" that PR professionals use to mold public opinion on behalf of their client's interests. By adapting the ideas that Bernays put forth in this book, governments and advertisers have been able to "regiment the mind like the military regiments the body." The first ever book ever written about the public relations industry, this all-new edition of Crystallizing Public Opinion features an introduction by Stuart Ewen, author of PR! A Social History of Spin, All Consuming Images: On the Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture, and Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture."--Back cover
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
PR! : a social history of spin PR! : a social history of hype
Captains of consciousness : advertising and the social roots of the consumer culturePR! : a social history of spinAll consuming images : the politics of style in contemporary cultureTypecasting : on the arts & sciences of human inequality : a history of dominant ideasTypen & Stereotype : die Geschichte des VorurteilsPR! : a social history of hypeAll consuming images : the politics of style in contemporany cultureThe new media reader : introduction to media studies critical texts
Alternative Names
Stuart Ewen American historian

Stuart Ewen Amerikaans historicus

Stuart Ewen historiador estadounidense

Stuart Ewen historiador estatunidenc

Stuart Ewen historiador estauxunidense

Stuart Ewen historien américain

Стюарт Юэн

Юэн, Стюарт 1945-

ستيوارت إيوين مؤرخ أمريكي

유웬, 스튜어트 1945-

イーウェン, スチュアート

ユーウェン, スチュアート