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The Empire\'s Old Clothes

The Empire's Old Clothes

(1983)
What the Lone Ranger, Babar, And Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds
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In this powerful cultural critique, Ariel Dorfman explores the political and social messages behind the smiling faces that inhabit familiar books, comics, and magazines. He reveals the ideological messages conveyed in works of popular culture such as the Donald Duck comics, the Babar children's books, and Reader's Digest magazine. The Empire's Old Clothes was widely praised when it was first published in 1983. This edition, including a new preface by the author, makes a contemporary classic newly available.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Empire's Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-8223-4659-1 / 978-0-8223-4659-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
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April 1983 : USA Hardback
Title: Empire's Old Clothes
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-394-52723-2 / 978-0-394-52723-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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Paperback Editions

January 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Empire's Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-8223-4671-0 / 978-0-8223-4671-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
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June 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: The Empire's Old Clothes: What the Lone Ranger, Babar, and Other Innocent Heroes Do to Our Minds
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-14-025637-7 / 978-0-14-025637-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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December 1983 : UK Paperback
Title: Empire's Old Clothes, The
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-86104-722-2 / 978-0-86104-722-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pluto P.
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April 1983 : USA Paperback
Title: Empire's Old Clothes
Author(s): Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 0-394-71486-5 / 978-0-394-71486-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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