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  Generation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Generation is the act of producing offspring, or procreation.
A generation can also be a stage or degree in the succession of natural descent (such as grandfather, father, and son are three generations) or stages of successive improvement in the development of something, such as computers.
A generation can also represent all the people born at about the same time, called a generational cohort (see demographics).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Generation   (525 words)

  
 Generations (book) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The book of generations is also the name of a text connected to the documentary hypothesis about the origin of the biblical torah
William Strauss and Neil Howe in their books Generations (ISBN 0688119123) and The Fourth Turning divide Anglo-American history into saecula, or seasonal cycles of history, and divide the saecula into generations by birth year, and classify generations and historical periods into four types each.
An Artist (or Adaptive) generation is born during a Crisis, spends its rising adult years in a new High, spends midlife in an Awakening, and spends old age in an Unraveling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Generations_(book)   (751 words)

  
 Delaware Folk Art Book Connects Generations (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Camper, who died at the age of 91 in 1989, is examined in a new book by Robert D. Bethke, associate professor of English.
Books in the series focus on the work of informally trained or self-taught artists rooted in regional, occupational, ethnic, racial or gender- specific traditions.
The book notes that the earliest assemblage, and Mr.
www.udel.edu /PR/Messenger/96/4/21.html   (705 words)

  
 Generation
The Lost Generation - Article on the expatriate literary scene in 1920's and '30's Paris, and on the cultural shifts of the roaring Twenties.
Generation O - Official site featuring character information, downloads, tour information, fan club details, and music from the show.
Fourth Generation Warfare - Slide show that summarizes the key aspects of asymmetric conflicts, by Greg Wilcox and G.I. Wilson for Boyd Comference, 2002.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Generation.html   (548 words)

  
 American Generations - Cycles in U.S. History
SandH, in their books, use the United States as an example and trace several cycles of American Society from this perspective.
To the right of the years is the name of the Generation being born during this time followed by the personality type of the Generation (these are SandH's names too).
The personality type of each generation is an amalgam of all of it's members, molded by a shared set of experiences in their youth, and reflecting a world view of the group as a whole.
www.timepage.org /time.html   (622 words)

  
 The Revelation of Genesis: The parallel between both books of the Bible
First, let's examine the title, "The Book of Genesis," which is called by the hebrews, "The Book of Generations." Here in Genesis, the word "generation" is used 21 times in the book (which are the 3 feast months: times the 7 feast days).
Chapter 5, verse 1 declares that this is "the book of the generations of Adam." Adam represents the beginning of a new house for God, the Christ generation.
This is a proper beginning for this book, "The Book of Generations" (Book: "The Bible Through the Ages," Readers Digest Association, 1996, pg.
www.jesusreligion.com /gentitle1.html   (957 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Generations : The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The central tenet of this book is that generations don't age the same way, and when looking at generations through history, the correct way to look at them is by cohort - that is, by groups with similar birth years - rather than by age.
The generation that failed to address the problems that led to the Civil War and the generation that had to fight and die in it cannot be ignored.
The GI generation, the generation that Tom Brogaw refers to as the "Greatest Generation", has much more in common with the Boomer generation that it does with the the Silent generation that immediately follows it, or the Lost generation that preceeded it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0688119123?v=glance   (1929 words)

  
 Generations Book Review
Thus, the peer personalities (each different for the four generations in an era) are formed by each generation's reaction to the major happenings about them and the outcome of these happenings (success, victory, or the opposite) depends upon the constellation of the peer personalities of those who face the challenges of the period.
The G.I. generation, a Civic generation, is described as having left a colossal lifelong imprint on America's political, social, and economic institutions.
The book fits well into the realm of the science of surprise -- that is, the science of unintended consequences.
www.newtotalitarians.com /GenerationsBookReview.html   (1231 words)

  
 Generations
I’ve studied generational theory for over nine years and have written a book about it based on the work of two of the leading generational experts in the country.
In their first book, Generations; The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069 (Generations) they were the first generational theorists to write about, and group every living generation in American history.
Their Generational Theory is a framework that you can use to place dates and people, with simplicity.
www.jamesgoulding.com /generations.htm   (9201 words)

  
 The fallen Tabernacle of David
Well, the “story” of the family book of generations began when I was 23 years old.
He picked up the book he had brought with him and, standing in front of mother, kissed it, spoke a prayer and opened it.
For this book is the evidence that your family is older and nobler than the oldest and noblest royal houses of Europe.
www.ortzion.org /praise.html   (916 words)

  
 MRB: Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations (Society and Aging Series)
Book Description: Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations is presented in three parts.
Books in Society and Aging Series Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations (Cloth) Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations, Second Edition (Paper) Beyond Gender Differences: Adaptation to Aging...
of generational aging and dying enables a society to replenish its memory and...
www.medical-research-books.com /mrb-books-reviewed/0895031965.html   (713 words)

  
 The Alban Institute Bookstore - Books in a Particular Subject
In Generations and subsequent books, they develop a theory that generational cycles repeat through American history at about 90- to 95-year intervals.
Eeman explores the cycle of four generational types from a faith perspective and applies generational ideas to the practice of ministry and to congregational issues.
This book makes use of the young field of generational theory and provides a valuable tool for understanding between generations.
www.alban.org /BookDetails.asp?ID=1696   (167 words)

  
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The collaborative effort of Luminitza Sava and Lidia Sava Callvert, Chained Generations is a true-life family saga spanning three generations of love, sacrifice, hardship, and survival, spanning the pre-revolutionary era to the end of the Iron Curtain.
From a daughter separated from her parents and raised by her wet-nurse; to the brutal repressions of Stalin's regime; to the hope brought about by political detente, and more, Chained Generations is a moving and poignant biographical saga of a remarkable and memorable family.
Chained Generations is a family saga, covering three generations in Russia--their loves and sacrifices--over a period that starts in the pre-revolutionary days and ends during Nikita Khrushchev’s political thaw, which lifted the Iron Curtain.
www.llumina.com /store/chainedgenerations1.htm   (623 words)

  
 Generations of Adam
The Book of the Generations of Adam was the Book of Remembrance commenced by Adam subsequent to the expulsion from the Garden.
Gn:5:1: This is the book of the generations of Adam.
I, Shem, have appended this record of Corint to the Book of Generations of Adam, for it showeth the power of darkness upon the hearts of the children of men and the love of God toward His children, even when they are lost in iniquity.
www.earth-history.com /Pseudepigrapha/generations-adam.htm   (9556 words)

  
 Bublos.com: Compare Book Prices ›› Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, ...
Generations at Work supplies insights and practical solutions for understanding differences, resolving conflicts, and managing effectively in today's age-diverse workplace.
The book gives you: profiles of four distinct generations; case studies in generational peace; a practice exercise; and answers to the 21 most frequently asked questions about managing in a multigenerational workplace..
Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom.
www.bublos.net /isbn/0814404804.html   (769 words)

  
 Book review: Generations - 40 Years of Childbirth in Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This book follows the changing face of childbirth in Britan and the essential role the NCT and other notable pioneers have played in effecting these changes.
This book shows that we have achieved a huge amount over the last 40 years in the way women (and men) are treated during pregnancy and birth.
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the treatment of women during their antenatal care and childbirth itself.
www.dorking-nct.freewire.co.uk /40genreview.htm   (298 words)

  
 Book brings generations together
She hoped to read the book aloud to a fourth-grade class at St. Philomena's in celebration of Ms.
The books were printed and assembled by high-school students Christian Moniz and Robert Cabral and were given out to the fourth-grade students who crowded the library in the basement of St. Phil's to listen to the story read aloud to them by Ms.
She recalls being featured on television once, as her daily walk passed in front of the Newport Courthouse where television cameras focused on her during their spare time while they waited for the end of an important trial.
www.eastbayri.com /story/280339459551162.php   (602 words)

  
 LifeCourse Associates: Praise for Generations by Neil Howe and William Strauss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"This is a wonderful book that places each individual within a family and then within a generation and then within the full, grand sweep of American history.
I now know why my generational academic peers in the 1960s upset me so much more than the youngsters.
"The authors' explanation of the mindset of each generation has helped me to make some important decisions for my company and helped me to understand my children and their friends.
www.lifecourse.com /products/generations_praise.html   (513 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: When Generations Collide: Who They Are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It describes as a generational cohort (sometimes as one generation, sometimes as two) Americans born between 1900 and 1945.
There is gross exageration: The so-called conflicts between generations are called "earth shattering." One of the worst examples of hyperbole is this description of the 1980's: "Children mysteriously disappeared from neighborhoods and showed up frighteningly at the breakfast table on milk cartons." O.K., but this just might be stretching things a bit.
The book also mentions the "Cusper" generation, whom are born five years into or at the end of a generation.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0066621062?v=glance   (3031 words)

  
 » Book Summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The book (buy it online at Amazon.com and Kalahari.net) explores the difference between great leaders and managers, he believes that great managers and leaders are born and not made, although he acknowledges that they can learn some of the skills.
This book chronicles the momentous events that took place in late 1988 during the $25 billion take-over of RJR Nabisco – the quintessential American company that became a symbol of the greed and power-mongering of the “Roaring Eighties”.
The book by this name, by Jessica Williams, (Buy it at Amazon.com) was published in 2004 (Sep) - you should not be able to read these facts and stay the same.
www.tmtd.biz /category/book-reviews-and-summaries   (5278 words)

  
 Harvard University Press/Homosexuality and Civilization/Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In [this book], impressive for its breadth and readability, an early pioneer of gay and lesbian studies attempts the Herculean task of chronicling the history of homosexuality in Europe and parts of Asia from Homer to the 18th century.
Crompton's book is truly the culmination of a lifetime's commitment...Writing a history of homosexuality is therefore a mission to remind the reader of millennia of oppression and resistance.
He was born to write this book; generations yet unborn will draw knowledge and strength from it.
www.hup.harvard.edu /reviews/CROHOM_R.html   (918 words)

  
 Generations Press Book Order Form
Books are shipped via USPS Media Mail ("book rate").
Domestic book rate shipping costs for each book are listed in the item description, after the cost of the book.
When ordering more than one book, add the highest shipping cost among the books, plus $1.00 extra for each additional book.
www.generationspress.com /bookorder.html   (133 words)

  
 To Our Children's Children Journal of Family Memories: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
I found this book to be a wonderful conversation-starter and I learned far more than just "facts and dates" about my ancestors from the older members of the family.
This fun little book is a great starting point for making a family history that can be passed on to future generations.
The book works by giving the family historian a series of questions that he or she can answer, thus making the basis for the history.
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 Mormon Holy Days & Holidays
The Book of the Law is a translation of a public copy of the law kept in the ark of the covenant; and brought out of
It is given as the fourth commandment of the Decalogue in the Book of the Law.
Under these circumstances, with no means of becoming generally known to the public, except through the representations of those thoroughly enlisted against us, in 1850, extensive preparations were made throughout the fishing region for an armed assault upon us, by a force more than four times as numerous as we could furnish for defense.
www.mormonbeliefs.com /mormon_holy_days_&_holidays.htm   (8547 words)

  
 Chaos Theory and the Fourth Turning
I have given you this background on the authors of the books, 'Generations,' and 'The Fourth Turning' because I have discovered that in these books the authors, without knowing it, have described American civilization as a complex, nonlinear iterative feedback system.
Strauss after his first book was published and informed him that I had taught from his first book in a Chaos Theory course that I had developed and taught at the Naval Air Test Center in the Masters Degree program.
This book gives a broad historical perspective of the cyclical nature of America's past and what to expect in the future if all goes according to the patterns discovered by the authors.
www.newtotalitarians.com /ChaosTheoryAndTheFourthTurning.html   (1526 words)

  
 Review Essay: Future Generations and International Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The book is a series of essays written by prominent philosophers and jurists, which seeks to "disseminate new insights and proposals on our responsibilities towards future generations and stimulate people everywhere to build and preserve a global neighbourhood of democracy, peace and prosperity for present and future generations (p.
In general, the book is a useful, timely and unique examination of the emerging field of intergenerational justice and international environmental law.
True, one author asks whether future generations of non-human beings should be appointed a guardian, while another highlights the importance of non-human intergenerational equity, and proposes "a group of guardians, one for each of several natural objects - for example, a legal spokesperson for marine mammals, another for Antarctic fauna...
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 paul - the Book of Generations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
and would tend to squeeze the book of generations out of existance not to mention the other 10-20 thousand years or more.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Superman & Batman: Generations 2: An Imaginary Tale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The concept is that heroes actually first appear in the date their first comic appearence was and they age nromally from there (so by the 60's Bruce Wayne is in his 40s-50s with a kid of his own).
The comics of the "imaginary story" DC universe are my all time favorite comic books and give readers an unprecedented take on superheroes and how they would change and affect the world in "real time".
Generations was a wonderful book, but Generations II makes the reader feel that Byrne will have to fill in all of the years to make it work for the DC pantheon.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1563899906   (743 words)

  
 SOURCES
Book: Five Generations of Burr Harrison of Va. 1650-1800.
Vestry book of Dettingen Parish, Prince William Cpunty, Virginia.
Book: Biographical Sketches of the Jackson Families of Alabama, Written by C. Jackson in the year 1930.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/7139/fowsrc.htm   (906 words)

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