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The Land of Tomorrow

The Land of Tomorrow [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465559876
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Land of Tomorrow

Land of Tomorrow [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190909382
Author: Benjamin Mangrum
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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American liberalism after the Second World War turned against the legacies of the New Deal era. Rather than extending the reforms of the 1930s, many expressions of postwar liberal thought recast organizational politics as enfeebling, alienating, or tyrannical. Land of Tomorrow examines the ideas and cultural sensibilities that caused this radical shift in the tenor of American liberalism. To account for these changes in American liberal sentiment, Benjamin Mangrum looks to some of the most influential writers, critics, and intellectuals of the postwar decades-including Ralph Ellison, Vladimir Nabokov, Lionel Trilling, Flannery O'Connor, and Saul Bellow, as well as the American reception of Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, and many other European thinkers. By revising established accounts of this body of cultural work, Mangrum charts the legitimization of new political sensibilities within the nation's intellectual life. These sensibilities opposed a social democratic order and unleashed a new kind of liberalism, one which centered on ideas about authenticity, alienation, self-management, psychological templates for societal problems, and private judgments of value. This confluence of literary, intellectual, and political history gives us a window onto the basic assumptions and key conceptual terrain of liberal thought after 1945. Land of Tomorrow thus offers a provocative cultural prehistory of political thinking's forms that remain with us today.

Tomorrow-Land

Tomorrow-Land [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 149300333X
Author: Joseph Tirella
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Motivated by potentially turning Flushing Meadows, literally a land of refuse, into his greatest public park, Robert Moses—New York's "Master Builder"—brought the World's Fair to the Big Apple for 1964 and '65. Though considered a financial failure, the 1964-65 World' s Fair was a Sixties flashpoint in areas from politics to pop culture, technology to urban planning, and civil rights to violent crime. In an epic narrative, the New York Times bestseller Tomorrow-Land shows the astonishing pivots taken by New York City, America, and the world during the Fair. It fetched Disney's empire from California and Michelangelo's La Pieta from Europe; and displayed flickers of innovation from Ford, GM, and NASA—from undersea and outerspace colonies to personal computers. It housed the controversial work of Warhol (until Governor Rockefeller had it removed); and lured Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. Meanwhile, the Fair—and its house band, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians—sat in the musical shadows of the Beatles and Bob Dylan, who changed rock-and-roll right there in Queens. And as Southern civil rights efforts turned deadly, and violent protests also occurred in and around the Fair, Harlem-based Malcolm X predicted a frightening future of inner-city racial conflict. World's Fairs have always been collisions of eras, cultures, nations, technologies, ideas, and art. But the trippy, turbulent, Technicolor, Disney, corporate, and often misguided 1964-65 Fair was truly exceptional.

Not a Fan and Gods at War Student Edition Compilation

Not a Fan and Gods at War Student Edition Compilation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310751276
Author: Kyle Idleman
Publisher: Zondervan
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Not a Fan and Gods at War Student Edition Compilation by Kyle Idleman Book Resume:

A two-book ebook bind-up of not a fan student edition and gods at war student edition, from bestselling author and pastor Kyle Idleman, perfect for readers thirteen and older. In not a fan student edition, Idleman explores what it means to truly be a follower of Jesus—and what can happen in your life when you give your all, and your heart, instead of just lip service. And in gods at war student edition, Idleman tackles the things in our lives that distract us from God—be they a dating relationship, our aspirations, our addictions, or the latest game on our smartphones—and how important it is to worship the God who truly matters.

Landmarks of Tomorrow

Landmarks of Tomorrow [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1412814138
Author: Peter F. Drucker
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
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Landmarks of Tomorrow by Peter F. Drucker Book Resume:

Landmarks of Tomorrow forecasts changes in three major areas of human life and experience. The first part of the book treats the philosophical shift from a Cartesian universe of mechanical cause to a new universe of pattern, purpose, and process. Drucker discusses the power to organize men of knowledge and high skill for joint effort and performance as a key component of this change. The second part of the book sketches four realities that challenge the people of the free world: an educated society, economic development, the decline of government, and the collapse of Eastern culture. The final section of the book is concerned with the spiritual reality of human existence. These are seen as basic elements in late twentieth-century society. In his new introduction, Peter Drucker revisits the main findings of Landmarks of Tomorrow and assesses their validity in relation to today’s concerns. It is a book that will be of interest to sociologists, economists, and political theorists.

Deepen Your Faith

Deepen Your Faith [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310752523
Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Zondervan
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This collection of inspirational titles for students includes three ebooks by some of today's most engaging voices. Not a Fan Student Edition, by bestselling author Kyle Idleman: Are you treating Jesus the same as the other people you admire? Kyle Idleman uses humor, personal stories, and biblical truth as he challenges you to look at what it means to call yourself a Christian and follow the radical call Jesus presents. The Circle Maker Student Edition, by New York Times bestselling authors Mark Batterson and Parker Batterson: How do you approach the maker of the world, and what exactly can you pray for? Mark Batterson uses the true legend of Honi the circle maker, a Jewish sage whose bold prayer saved a generation, to uncover the boldness God asks of us at times, and what powerful prayer can mean in your life. Thrive Student Edition, by Casting Crowns member Mark Hall: What does that phrase "live out your faith" really mean? And how do you really follow Jesus in today's world? Mark Hall explores exactly what it means when your faith and your life collide, and how you can take the next steps in making that faith real and evident to those around you.

Eagle in the Land of Dragons

Eagle in the Land of Dragons [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1469182890
Author: Peter Goh
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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In 36 BC, Li Bi was the Prefect of Zhangye province in Han Dynasty China. He was called out of a comfortable retirement to join a military expedition against his old enemies the Xiongnu as cavalry commander. He would rather stay home in his new villa and enjoy the carnal pleasures with youngest wife Qingling. His past however beckons him and leaves him no choice. There are Romans in the Xiongnu army and perhaps, old comrades. Meanwhile as he prepares his men he writes a book about another war fought right around the world in Belgica. He traces the adventures of a young Centurion named Livy as he fights for Julius Caesar against the Belgae in 57BC. Livy leads Caesars band of mounted scouts armed with composite bows. The war is brutal but Livys life is complicated by the many exotic and seductive women he meets on the campaign trail. Caesar sends him on ever more dangerous missions but Livys understanding of the art of war sees him trough each encounter with the brave and determined enemy. The campaign climaxes at the River Sabis where Bodougnatus, King of the Nervii and 100,000 blood thirsty barbarians set up an elaborate ambush for the unwary Roman Army. Can Caesars vaunted tactical skills save the Roman Army from annihilation? Will Livys vaunted good luck finally run out? Meanwhile Li Bi rides west to face Chanyu Zhizhi, King of the Western Xiongnu with his newly raised cavalry armed with repeating crossbows. How will his Chinese troops fare against crack Roman infantry?

In the Land of Good Living

In the Land of Good Living [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0525521399
Author: Kent Russell
Publisher: Vintage
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A wickedly smart, funny, and irresistibly off-kilter account of an improbable thousand-mile journey on foot into the heart of modern Florida, the state that Russell calls "America Concentrate." In the summer of 2016, Kent Russell--broke, at loose ends, hungry for adventure--set off to walk across Florida. Mythic, superficial, soaked in contradictions, maligned by cultural elites, segregated from the South, and literally vanishing into the sea, Florida (or, as he calls it: "America Concentrate") seemed to Russell to embody America's divided soul. The journey, with two friends intent on filming the ensuing mayhem, quickly reduces the trio to filthy drifters pushing a shopping cart of camera equipment. They get waylaid by a concerned citizen bearing a rifle; buy cocaine from an ex-wrestler; visit a spiritual medium. The narrative overflows with historical detail about how modern Florida came into being after World War II, and how it came to be a petri dish for life in a suddenly, increasingly diverse new land of minority-majority cities and of unrivaled ethnic and religious variety. Russell has taken it all in with his incomparably focused lens and delivered a book that is both an inspired travelogue and a profound rumination on the nation's soul--and his own. It is a book that is wildly vivid, encyclopedic, erudite, and ferociously irreverent--a deeply ambivalent love letter to his sprawling, brazenly varied home state.

The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

The Oxford Handbook of Sports History [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0199858926
Author: Robert Edelman,Wayne Wilson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Handbook of Sports History by Robert Edelman,Wayne Wilson Book Resume:

Orwell was wrong. Sports are not "war without the shooting", nor are they "war by other means." To be sure sports have generated animosity throughout human history, but they also require rules to which the participants agree to abide before the contest. Among other things, those rules are supposed to limit violence, even death. More than anything else, sports have been a significant part of a historical "civilizing process." They are the opposite of war. As the historical profession has taken its cultural turn over the last few decades, scholars have turned their attention to subject once seen as marginal. As researchers have come to understand the centrality of the human body in human history, they have come to study this most corporeal of human activities. Taking early cues from physical educators and kinesiologists, historians have been exploring sports in all their forms in order to help us answer the most fundamental questions to which scholars have devoted their lives. We have now seen a veritable explosion excellent work on this subject, just as sports have assumed an even greater share of a globalizing world's cultural, political and economic space. Practiced by millions and watched by billions, sports provide an enormous share of content on the Internet. This volume combines the efforts of sports historians with essays by historians whose careers have been devoted to more traditional topics. We want to show how sports have evolved from ancient societies to the world we inhabit today. Our goal is to introduce those from outside this sub-field to this burgeoning body of scholarship. At the same time, we hope here to show those who may want to study sport with rigor and nuance how to embark on a rewarding journey and tackle profound matters that have affected and will affect all of humankind.

Anywhere You Are

Anywhere You Are [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1497612101
Author: Constance O'Day-Flannery
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Skydiving in Las Vegas lands a modern-day woman in the past—and in the arms of her true love—in this romance from the New York Times–bestselling author. When Mairie Callahan jumps out of an airplane high above the Nevada desert, she simply hopes that her parachute will open. What she doesn't expect is that she'll land a hundred and twenty-two years in the past.... When Jack Delaney returns home from the Civil War in 1877, he hopes a vision quest amongst his adoptive Paiute Indian brothers will bring him peace. Instead, it brings a strange, beautiful woman falling from the sky.... Even though Mairie's ravings about "the future" seem crazy to Jack, he can't help but be drawn to her. She's unlike any woman he's ever met. Soon the two are racing to return Mairie home to her dying brother with an extinct plant that might save him. Will she return in time? Will they survive the danger along the way? And, is the bond forming between them more than friendship? Is it love? In ANYWHERE YOU ARE, Constance O’Day-Flannery, the original “Queen of Time Travel Romance,” mixes a timeless love story with a harrowing adventure that unites two souls born a century apart.

Love in the Land of Dementia

Love in the Land of Dementia [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1937612503
Author: Deborah Shouse
Publisher: Central Recovery Press, LLC
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Love in the Land of Dementia by Deborah Shouse Book Resume:

Caregiver Shouse celebrates spiritual and practical lessons learned on her unscripted yet rewarding journey with her mother through Alzheimer's disease.

National Relations

National Relations [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9187121247
Author: Nikolas Glover
Publisher: Svenska Historiska Media Förlag
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In Stockholm in January of 1945, an assembly of Swedish diplomats and businessmen initiated an organization that was to improve the country’s reputation abroad. The new, semi-governmental Swedish Institute was charged with explaining Sweden’s policy of neutrality during the war, with encouraging peace-building, and with promoting foreign trade in the new international world order. Original and insightful, this account analyzes the policies, funding, and national narratives of the Swedish Institute. Providing a historical perspective on the politics of Swedish propaganda and explaining how ideas of communication shaped the Institute’s work and its representations of Sweden, this record also offers a comparative perspective on American national identity and its inherent notions of national exceptionalism.

'Hoboken, the Land of Plenty'

'Hoboken, the Land of Plenty' [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1514403102
Author: Robert Berry
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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'Hoboken, the Land of Plenty' by Robert Berry Book Resume:

My father was an immigrant from Italy. He came to America and had a hard beginning. However, he was a proud man and would never take any kind of abuse, either verbal or physical from anyone. As an Italian, he was treated poorly on job places and usually quit the same day after attacking his supervisor. I was the only person in our Italian family who was intrigued by some of my father's stories, and it was therefore the reason why I began interviewing him as often as I could to gather information about his life. I told him that I wanted nothing but the truth, and he agreed that the information I would gather would be the absolute truth. My family was intrigued by how I put his story in an understandable chronology of events, and it was they who told me that I should put the information in book form. My friends who read my manuscript said that once they started to read the book, they couldn't put it down.

In the Land of Second Chances

In the Land of Second Chances [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1565127552
Author: George Shaffner
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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A mysterious visitor changes the fortunes of a struggling Nebraska town in this “novel full of hope, humor and singular characters” (Parade). Wilma Porter runs the only bed and breakfast in Ebb, Nebraska, and knows everyone in the small town. She also knows their troubles. Calvin Millet, for example, has an ailing daughter at home and a wife who just up and left him—and on top of that, his department store is close to bankruptcy as a new Wal-Mart looms, and his house has been destroyed by a tornado. When a handsome stranger named Vernon L. Moore comes to Ebb selling games of chance, more than a few eyebrows are raised. A consummate salesman, he befriends the troubled townspeople one by one. He listens to their stories and asks them intriguing questions that make them see their situations differently. The father of a dying child; the reclusive widow who’s taken permanent board at the B&B; the banker with ulterior motives; and the outspoken Wilma herself are all changed by their encounters with this mysterious man who seems not of this world. After all, no one has seen a traveling salesman in Ebb for more than thirty years. But wherever he’s from and whoever he is, he leaves behind a town where second chances are not only possible, they can—and do—happen. “If you’ve been charmed by Jimmy Stewart and the small-town miracles of It’s a Wonderful Life, treat yourself to this unusual little novel.” —Parade “A folksy, wise and gently amusing look at the importance of living life to the fullest and not only trusting in chance, but embracing uncertainty as the spice of life.” —Rocky Mountain News “Just what the doctor ordered.” —Detroit Free Press

The Land of Israel

The Land of Israel [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780838632345
Author: Eliezer Schweid
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
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Schweid is critical of some National ideological writings which posit

The Solitaire Mystery

The Solitaire Mystery [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1466804556
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder Book Resume:

The story of a boy and his father on a car trip through Europe, searching for the boy's mother, who left many years ago to find herself. Structured as a deck of cards -- each chapter is one card in the deck -- The Solitaire Mystery subtly weaves together fantasy and reality, fairy tales and family history.

The Land of Crystals

The Land of Crystals [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781463449568
Author: Deborah J. Taranto
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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William was truly at a loss for words. He moved closer to her. As he approached the window where she was standing, the scent of fresh blossoms in her hair filled the air. Helena had a natural beauty that hadnt aged with the years. Life had been good to them both. Over the years, he wanted to tell her so many things about his past, about his life in the Valley. She never asked where he came from; as far as she knew he had no family and no homeland. He had traveled far and wide fighting in many wars securing his own future as an adept swordsman, one not to be challenged with in battle. He had obtained his fortune through his bounties. When he met Helena, war was raging in her land, their land now. Helenas kingdom was being torn apart by the greedy and black magic worshippers of Augustas family. It was this war, which had brought him to her, and now he feared, it would be war again, which would take her from him.

The Land of Oz

The Land of Oz [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Lyman Frank Baum
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
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The Land of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum Book Resume:

Tip and his creation, Jack Pumpkin, run away to Oz, where they save the city after it is captured by girls.

The Land of Laughs

The Land of Laughs [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 031270089X
Author: Jonathan Carroll
Publisher: Orb Books
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The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll Book Resume:

Have you ever loved a magical book above all others? Have you ever wished the magic were real? Welcome to The Land of Laughs. A novel about how terrifying that would be. Schoolteacher Thomas Abbey, unsure son of a film star, doesn't know who he is or what he wants--in life, in love, or in his relationship with the strange and intense Saxony Gardner. What he knows is that in his whole life nothing has touched him so deeply as the novels of Marshall France, a reclusive author of fabulous children's tales who died at forty-four. Now Thomas and Saxony have come to France's hometown, the dreamy Midwestern town of Galen, Missouri, to write France's biography. Warned in advance that France's family may oppose them, they're surprised to find France's daughter warmly welcoming instead. But slowly they begin to see that something fantastic and horrible is happening. The magic of Marshall France has extended far beyond the printed page...leaving them with a terrifying task to undertake. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Land of Hugh

The Land of Hugh [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1504383788
Author: W.T. Lewis
Publisher: Balboa Press
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The Land of Hugh by W.T. Lewis Book Resume:

The Land of Hugh, is a Spiritual Journey of a 10 year old boy struggling to free his family from the grip of their own minds illusions. Along the way he meets teachers, guides and new friends that help him realize who and what he really is as a child of the Creator. As he travels through mystical lands always moving closer to his own ultimate truth, he experiences, challenges that drag him through his childhood forcing him to face his fears, find unconditional love and discover Spiritual Truths that change his perspective and shatters the illusions and passions of his mind. Taking this journey with Hugh allows the reader to question his own traditional values and beliefs in ways that positively enhance their own thoughts and attitude toward life's incredible journey to our Source . Mr. Lewis's intent is for each of us to discover our own truth and then discover "Soul".