The Apocalypse And The Shape Of Things To Come

Author by : Frances Carey
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Toronto Press
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Description : The Book of Revelation's legacy of visual imagery is evaluated here, from the 11th century to the end of World War 2 illuminated manuscripts, books, prints and drawings of apocalyptic phases are examined.


The Shape Of Things To Come

Author by : Greil Marcus
Languange : en
Publisher by : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Description : From the author of Mystery Train and Lipstick Traces, an exhilarating and provocative investigation of the tangle of American identity "America is a place and a story, made up of exuberance and suspicion, crime and liberation, lynch mobs and escapes; its greatest testaments are made of portents and warnings, biblical allusions that lose all certainty in the American air." It is this story of self-invention and nationhood that Greil Marcus rediscovers, beginning with John Winthrop's invocation of America as a "city on the hill," Lincoln's second inaugural address, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech about his American dream. Listening to these prophetic founding statements, Marcus explores America's promise as a New Jerusalem and the nature of its covenant: first with God, and then with its own citizens. In the nineteenth century, this vision of the nation's story was told in public as part of common discourse, to be fought over in plain speech and flights of gorgeous rhetoric. Since then, Marcus argues, it has become cryptic, a story told more in art than in politics. He traces it across the continent and through time, hearing the tale in the disparate voices of writers, filmmakers, performers, and actors: Philip Roth, David Lynch, David Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sheryl Lee, and Bill Pullman. In The Shape of Things to Come, the future and the past merge in extraordinary and uncanny ways, and Marcus proves once again that he is our most imaginative and original cultural critic.


The Shape Of Things To Come

Author by : H.G. Wells
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Description : When Dr Philip Raven, a diplomat working for the League of Nations, dies in the 1930s, he leaves behind a book of dreams outlining the visions he has been experiencing for many years. These visions seem to be glimpses into the future, detailing events that will occur on Earth for the next two hundred years. This fictional 'history of the future' proved prescient in many ways, as Wells predicted events such as the Second World War, the rise of chemical warfare, climate change and the growing instability of the Middle East.


The Shape Of Things To Come A Science Fiction Classic Complete Edition

Author by : H. G. Wells
Languange : en
Publisher by : e-artnow
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Description : The Shape of Things to Come is a work of science fiction, which speculates on future events from 1933 until the year 2106. In the book, a world state is established as the solution to humanity's problems. As a frame story, Wells claims that the book is his edited version of notes written by an eminent diplomat, Dr Philip Raven, who had been having dream visions of a history textbook published in 2106 and wrote down what he could remember of it. Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.


The Shape Of Things To Come

Author by : Druin Burch
Languange : en
Publisher by : Head of Zeus Ltd
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Description : In this humane and important exploration of modern medicine, Druin Burch examines the future of medicine, our changing physicalities and the implications of longer life. From birth to death and through the exploration of topics such as disease, sex, mind, eating and drinking, Burch tracks the future of medicine by looking at what is already possible today. Weaving in insights from literature, art and history, The Shape of Things to Come considers the cultural complexity surrounding medicine as well as its impact on the humanities. As a specialist in geriatric medicine Burch writes with a keen understanding of the medical profession. He outlines the areas of medicine which have seen the greatest improvements and optimistically offers insight into further advancements.


The Shape Of Things To Come A Science Fiction Classic Complete Edition

Author by : H. G. Wells
Languange : en
Publisher by : e-artnow
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Total Read : 53
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Description : The Shape of Things to Come is a work of science fiction, which speculates on future events from 1933 until the year 2106. In the book, a world state is established as the solution to humanity's problems. As a frame story, Wells claims that the book is his edited version of notes written by an eminent diplomat, Dr Philip Raven, who had been having dream visions of a history textbook published in 2106 and wrote down what he could remember of it. Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.


Abe Sapien Volume 4 The Shape Of Things To Come

Author by : Mike Mignola
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dark Horse Comics
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Description : Direct from the pages of Hellboy and B.P.R.D.! A mutated Abe Sapien fights carnivorous monsters crawling out of the desert sand, a fortified militia that's walled Phoenix off from the rest of the world, and a viscous zombie swarm, while a mad necromancer rises over the monster-infested ruins of Seattle.


Global Engagement The Shape Of Things To Come

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Description : The primary question this paper seeks to answer is, "Has the U.S. military embraced, and developed a coherent approach to, the concept of engagement consistent with the evolution of the National Security Strategy from a policy of containment to engagement?" This work traces the evolution of the National Security Strategy from containment to engagement and evaluates how well this policy is implemented at the national, Department of Defense and regional Combatant Commands. It also provides recommendations for a more efficient and effective implementation of the National Security and National Military Strategies by U.S. Armed Forces. A significant portion of this paper focuses on the Department of Defense and the U.S. Armed Forces, with particular emphasis on the new requirement for regional Combatant Commanders to produce Theater Engagement Plans. In short, the paper contends that to more effectively implement the NSS and NMS, significant changes need to be made in national security strategy formulation and implementation, and to Theater Engagement Plan development and implementation processes.


Global Engagement The Shape Of Things To Come

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Description : The primary question this paper seeks to answer is, "Has the U.S. military embraced, and developed a coherent approach to, the concept of engagement consistent with the evolution of the National Security Strategy from a policy of containment to engagement?" This work traces the evolution of the National Security Strategy from containment to engagement and evaluates how well this policy is implemented at the national, Department of Defense and regional Combatant Commands. It also provides recommendations for a more efficient and effective implementation of the National Security and National Military Strategies by U.S. Armed Forces. A significant portion of this paper focuses on the Department of Defense and the U.S. Armed Forces, with particular emphasis on the new requirement for regional Combatant Commanders to produce Theater Engagement Plans. In short, the paper contends that to more effectively implement the NSS and NMS, significant changes need to be made in national security strategy formulation and implementation, and to Theater Engagement Plan development and implementation processes.


A Guide To The Scottish Parliament

Author by : Gerry Hassan
Languange : en
Publisher by : Stationery Office Books (TSO)
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Total Read : 63
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