• Review of Michael Pettit, The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America

    Author(s):
    Alice White (see profile)
    Date:
    2017
    Subject(s):
    History of science
    Item Type:
    Book review
    Tag(s):
    psychoanalysis, Psychology
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6WM1S
    Abstract:
    Review published in The British Journal for the History of Science, Vol. 48, March 2015 http://journals.cambridge.org/article_S0007087414001010 The Science of Deception tells a tale of the cultural shift from caveat emptor to the unwary purchaser, via Barnum, illusions, spiritualism, trademarks, lie detectors and personality tests.
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