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The Resource The lie detectors : the history of an American obsession, Ken Alder

The lie detectors : the history of an American obsession, Ken Alder

Label
The lie detectors : the history of an American obsession
Title
The lie detectors
Title remainder
the history of an American obsession
Statement of responsibility
Ken Alder
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
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229915
Cataloging source
DLC
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Alder, Ken
Dewey number
363.25/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8078
LC item number
.A53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lie detectors and detection
  • Polygraph operators
  • Dâetecteurs de mensonge
  • Polygraphistes
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the history of an American obsession
Label
The lie detectors : the history of an American obsession, Ken Alder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-318) and index
Contents
The Athens of the Pacific -- "Science nabs sorority sneak" -- Policing the polis -- A window on the soul -- Monsterwork and son -- The simple home -- Poisonville -- "Subjective and objective, sir" -- If the truth came to Chicago -- The city of clinical material -- Machine v. machine -- Testing, testing -- Traces -- A science of the singular -- Fidelity -- Truth, justice, and the American lie detector -- A lie detector of curves and muscle -- Atomic lies -- Pinkos -- Deus ex machina -- Frankenstein lives! -- Box populi
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 334 p.
Isbn
9780743259880
Lccn
2006052468
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780743259880
  • (OCoLC)76143757
Label
The lie detectors : the history of an American obsession, Ken Alder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-318) and index
Contents
The Athens of the Pacific -- "Science nabs sorority sneak" -- Policing the polis -- A window on the soul -- Monsterwork and son -- The simple home -- Poisonville -- "Subjective and objective, sir" -- If the truth came to Chicago -- The city of clinical material -- Machine v. machine -- Testing, testing -- Traces -- A science of the singular -- Fidelity -- Truth, justice, and the American lie detector -- A lie detector of curves and muscle -- Atomic lies -- Pinkos -- Deus ex machina -- Frankenstein lives! -- Box populi
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 334 p.
Isbn
9780743259880
Lccn
2006052468
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780743259880
  • (OCoLC)76143757

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