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A Short History of Rudeness: Manners, Morals, and Misbehavior in Modern America

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A Short History of Rudeness: Manners, Morals, and Misbehavior in Modern America

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    Available in PDF Format | A Short History of Rudeness: Manners, Morals, and Misbehavior in Modern America.pdf | English
    Mark Caldwell(Author)
A funny and provocative cultural history of class, manners, and the decline of civility

"Refreshing...[Caldwell] packs in his information with unobtrusive dexterity in a style that is modest, readable, intelligent and companionable."--Naomi Bliven, "The New York Times Book Review" "Charmingly written, scrupulously researched...An entertaining take on the fluid nature of decorum through the ages."--"Entertainment Weekly" "An entertaining and morally important book...Caldwell is splendidly convincing when it comes to class, and downright brilliant on the ways social and geographical mobility have prevented the establishment of settled, enduring codes of behavior in the United States."--A.O. Scott, "Newsday"""

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  • PDF | 274 pages
  • Mark Caldwell(Author)
  • Picador USA (July 1999)
  • English
  • 8
  • Society, Politics & Philosophy
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