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The End Of The Dream

Author : Philip Wylie
ISBN : UVA:X000078189
Genre : English fiction
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The End Of The Dream Other Stories

Author : John Gneisenau Neihardt
ISBN : 0803233264
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Gathers nine tales, written in the early part of the century, about the Omaha Indians in the period before contact with whites
Category: Literary Criticism

The End Of The Dream The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up

Author : Ann Rule
ISBN : 9780671793579
Genre : Crime
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They were best friends, four talented and charismatic young men who lived charmed lives among the evergreens of Washington state: Kevin, the artist; Steve, the sculptor; Scott, the nature lover and unabashed ladies' man; and Mark, the musician and poet. With their stunning good looks, whip-sharp minds, athletic bodies - and no lack of women who adored them - none of them seemed slated for disaster.
Category: Crime

Cable Television

Author : Network Project
ISBN : OCLC:1190759
Genre : Artificial satellites in telecommunication
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Obama And The End Of The American Dream

Author : Michael A. Peters
ISBN : 9789460917714
Genre : Education
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The American Dream that crystallized around James Truslow Adams’ The Epic of America originally formulated in the early 1930s and was conditioned by a decade of complexity and contradiction, of big government projects, intensely fierce nationalism, the definition of the American way, and a distinctive collection of American iconic narratives has had the power and force to successively reshape America for every new generation. Indeed, Adam’s dream of opportunity for each according to ability or achievement shaped against the old class culture of Europe emphasizes a vision of social order in which each person can succeed despite their social origins. Barack Obama, a skillful rhetorician and intelligent politician, talks of restoring the American and has used its narrative resources to define his campaign and his policies. In a time of international and domestic crisis, of massive sovereign debt, of the failure of neoliberalism, of growing inequalities, the question is whether the American Dream and the vision of an equal education on which it rests can be revitalized.
Category: Education

The Hmo Taking It All Apart The End Of A Dream

Author : Robert Gumbiner
ISBN : 1438938020
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The basic health care system in the United States is not working and must be fixed. In this book, Dr. Gumbner discusses his theories of what does and does not make HMOs work. He also deals with the machinations of Wall Street, the investors' mind-set and the objectives of the HMO. It covers the take over of the HMO industry by the health and accident insurance companies and their current offerings of HMOs that are not HMOs but disguised health and accident insurance companies. Included is the difference between the IPAs and the staff model HMOs and other attemps at health care delivery financing with an explanation of how raiders accomplished back door takeovers of successful companies and destory them. He provides advice to retiring founders and CEOs who want to remain chairman of the board of directors, get the job done and stay in control in a changing environment. Dr. Gumbiner explains his management theories regarding successful HMO management plus the relationship with members of the board of directors.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The End Of The Eurocrats Dream

Author : Damian Chalmers
ISBN : 9781107107182
Genre : Law
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This theory-guided interdisciplinary study provides a broad conceptual perspective on the current EU crisis which goes beyond short-term detailed analysis.
Category: Law

The Dream At The End Of The World

Author : Michelle Green
ISBN : 0060922672
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The impressive account of the amazing characters--Paul and Jane Bowles, Truman Capote, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac, among others--who gathered during the 1940s and '50s in Tangier, Morocco: a city where drugs, sex, and just about everything seemed possible and permissible. Photo insert.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The End Of The Dream

Author : Mary Cholmondeley
ISBN : 1721883088
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The End of the Dream by Mary Cholmondeley In The End of the Dream, venerated science-fiction author Philip Wylie trains his sights on the ultimate catastrophe-the destruction of the world through human beings' unheeding and willful poisoning of the atmosphere, the land, the seas and rivers, and finally of the human race itself. The End of the Dream describes a horrific future when toxic chemicals, mutated creatures, and noxious gases all contribute to the eventual death of the human race and of the earth itself through a choking, painful, and pitiless exposure to foul air, disease, and the eruptions of outraged nature. Shortly before his death in 1971, Wylie wrote this warning on the dangers of pollution in the hope that constructive action against environmental disasters might yet be possible. Although many positive changes have taken place in the intervening forty years, Wylie's haunting tale still points out many unaddressed abuses-abuses that still have the potential to cause enormous damage to the ecosystem and humanity. The End of the Dream is still relevant today-its dire tableau highlights now as earlier the problems and choices we continue to face. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.

Masquerade Of The Dream Walkers

Author : Peter A. Redpath
ISBN : 9042007915
Genre : Philosophy
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Through extensive textual analysis, this book concludes that the prevailing opinion about the nature of modern and contemporary philosophy is wrong. It maintains that almost all modern and contemporary philosophy is deconstructed, secularized, Augustinian theology, not philosophy. The work is divided into eight chapters, a guest Foreword by Herbert I. London (President of the Hudson Institute and Olin Professor of Humanities at New York University) notes, bibliography, and an index. Chapter 1 (Protagoras Sees the Ghost of Hippo) considers Cartesian thought, Hobbes, and Newton. Chapter 2 (I Feel the Spirit Move Me) examines Locke, Berkeley, and Hume. Chapter 3 (The Urge to Emerge) investigates Lessing and Rousseau. Chapters 4 (To Dream the Impossible Dream) and 5 (Wake Up, Wake Up, You Sleepyhead) treat Kant. Chapters 6 (I Am Music) and 7 (Looking for God in All The Wrong Places) deal with Hegel. Chapter 8 (Dirty Dancing: Higher Education as Enlightened Swindling) concludes that a lack of philosophical and historical experience coupled with a widespread inability to read philosophical texts according to the intention of the author (1) causes us to mistake secularized theology for philosophy and (2) is a main cause for the decline of contemporary universities.
Category: Philosophy