The Resource The fourth turning : an American prophecy, William Strauss and Neil Howe

The fourth turning : an American prophecy, William Strauss and Neil Howe

Label
The fourth turning : an American prophecy
Title
The fourth turning
Title remainder
an American prophecy
Statement of responsibility
William Strauss and Neil Howe
Title variation
4th turning
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Now-established order. Then comes an Unravelling, an increasingly troubled era in which individualism triumphs over crumbling institutions. Last comes a Crisis - the Fourth Turning - when society passes through a great and perilous gate in history. Together, the four turnings comprise history's seasonal rhythm of growth, maturation, entropy, and rebirth. By applying the lessons of history, The Fourth Turning makes some bold and hopeful predictions about America's next
  • Rendezvous with destiny. It also shows us how we can prepare for what's ahead, both individually and as a nation
  • The authors look back five hundred years and uncover a distinct pattern: Modern history moves in cycles, each one lasting about the length of a human life, each composed of four eras - or "turnings"--That last about twenty years and that always arrive in the same order. First comes a High, a period of confident expansion as a new order takes root after the old has been swept away. Next comes an Awakening, a time of spiritual exploration and rebellion against the
Summary
Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival
Action
digitized
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260455
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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1947-2007
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Strauss, William
Dewey number
303.4973
Index
index present
LC call number
E839
LC item number
.S84 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Howe, Neil
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True
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  • Cycles
  • Twenty-first century
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American prophecy
Label
The fourth turning : an American prophecy, William Strauss and Neil Howe
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=212149
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Winter Comes Again -- pt. 1. Seasons. 2. Seasons of Time. 3. Seasons of Life. 4. Cycles of History -- Overview: Seven Cycles of Generations and Turnings. 5. Gray Champions -- pt. 2. Turnings. 6. The First Turning: American High (1946-1964). 7. The Second Turning: Consciousness Revolution (1964-1984). 8. The Third Turning: Culture Wars (1984-2005?). 9. Fourth Turnings in History. 10. A Fourth Turning Prophecy -- pt. 3. Preparations. 11. Preparing for the Fourth Turning. 12. The Eternal Return
Control code
ocn605510338
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307485052
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  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00168802
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  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4D22E08C-CE53-475F-AF7C-7C9316A53AC4
System control number
(OCoLC)605510338
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The fourth turning : an American prophecy, William Strauss and Neil Howe
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=212149
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Winter Comes Again -- pt. 1. Seasons. 2. Seasons of Time. 3. Seasons of Life. 4. Cycles of History -- Overview: Seven Cycles of Generations and Turnings. 5. Gray Champions -- pt. 2. Turnings. 6. The First Turning: American High (1946-1964). 7. The Second Turning: Consciousness Revolution (1964-1984). 8. The Third Turning: Culture Wars (1984-2005?). 9. Fourth Turnings in History. 10. A Fourth Turning Prophecy -- pt. 3. Preparations. 11. Preparing for the Fourth Turning. 12. The Eternal Return
Control code
ocn605510338
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307485052
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00168802
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4D22E08C-CE53-475F-AF7C-7C9316A53AC4
System control number
(OCoLC)605510338
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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