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The Resource The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy, Jennifer Michael Hecht

The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy, Jennifer Michael Hecht

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The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy
Title
The happiness myth
Title remainder
why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Michael Hecht
Title variation
happiness myth
Title variation remainder
the historical antidote to what isnt working today
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cultural history of the concept of happiness challenges popular beliefs about how such goals as wealth, an ideal body, and anti-depressants have actually affected happiness levels in the past
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263306
Cataloging source
BT
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1965-
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Hecht, Jennifer Michael
Dewey number
158
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Happiness
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
adult
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the historical antidote to what isn't working today
Label
The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy, Jennifer Michael Hecht
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 4
  • Remember death
  • Drugs
  • 5
  • What makes a good drug bad
  • 6
  • Cocaine and opium
  • 7
  • Religion and revelation
  • 8
  • Get happy : myths of the modern mind
  • Drugs today : music and solace
  • Money
  • 9
  • Happily ever after
  • 10
  • Shopping in abundance
  • 11
  • What money stole
  • 12
  • How we buy back what money stole
  • Wisdom
  • Bodies
  • 13
  • Eating
  • 14
  • Exercise
  • 15
  • Sex
  • 16
  • Treatments
  • Celebration
  • 1
  • 17
  • Greek festival
  • 18
  • Medieval carnival
  • 19
  • Today's news and vigils
  • 20
  • Weddings, sports, pop culture, and parades
  • Conclusion : the triumph of experience
  • Know yourself
  • 2
  • Control your desires
  • 3
  • Take what's yours
Control code
000041697068
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 355 p.
Isbn
9780060813970
Label
The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy, Jennifer Michael Hecht
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 4
  • Remember death
  • Drugs
  • 5
  • What makes a good drug bad
  • 6
  • Cocaine and opium
  • 7
  • Religion and revelation
  • 8
  • Get happy : myths of the modern mind
  • Drugs today : music and solace
  • Money
  • 9
  • Happily ever after
  • 10
  • Shopping in abundance
  • 11
  • What money stole
  • 12
  • How we buy back what money stole
  • Wisdom
  • Bodies
  • 13
  • Eating
  • 14
  • Exercise
  • 15
  • Sex
  • 16
  • Treatments
  • Celebration
  • 1
  • 17
  • Greek festival
  • 18
  • Medieval carnival
  • 19
  • Today's news and vigils
  • 20
  • Weddings, sports, pop culture, and parades
  • Conclusion : the triumph of experience
  • Know yourself
  • 2
  • Control your desires
  • 3
  • Take what's yours
Control code
000041697068
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 355 p.
Isbn
9780060813970

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