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The Century of the Self

on BBC Two England

Four-part series on the rise of the mass-consumer society through the Freud family's fostering of the rise of the self. Happiness Machines. The relationship between the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud , and his nephew, Edward Bernays , who invented the profession of public relations.


Adam Curtis

BBC Two England

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