Keywords: culture

Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Jonathan Franzen
Sloan Wilson

ISBN: 9781568582467
Year of publication: 1973

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson More acclaim for SLOAN WILSONs The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit Delightful. beautifully plotted. Boston Herald An excellent novel. Kansas City Star Exact in its account of the pressures, problems and tribal customs of the men in gray flannel suits. Wilson is an observer, a sympathetic one. He has written an entertaining social comedy. New York Times Wilson has something to say. Time Interesting and enjoyable. Wilson has important things to say ...

Keywords: Business & Economics Connecticut Corporate Culture Domestic Fiction Fiction General Illegitimate Children Inheritance and Succession Literary Organizational Behavior Psychological Psychological Fiction Suburban Life Veterans War & Military World War; 1939-1945 World War; 1939-1945 - Veterans
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Noam Chomksy
Laray Polk

ISBN: 9781609804541
Year of publication: 2013

Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk NUCLEAR WAR AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE Preface If humans choose to work to minimize the existential threats of our time, perhaps the most improbable aspect of remedy is that we will accept modalities based on collaboration and creative adaptation, rather than perpetual combat and domination.1 It is a stark fact that present and future economies are predicated on a finite energy resource: carbon-based fuels.2 Consensual science on climate change presents another ...

Keywords: agriculture climate change conversation NWFZ species Survival weapon
Unknown Scotland

Unknown Scotland

Stephen Wilson

ISBN: 9785834603276
Year of publication: 2008

Stephen Wilson Unknown Scotland Authors Note I fully accept responsibility for any mistakes in the text whether factual or technical. Ive tried to consistently observe the most accepted spelling of terms. It is important to understand that certain words can be spelt in different ways. This makes the life of editors, translators and writers highly problematic. One example might be the custom of running the braize. In other districts of Scotland youll find the spelling brace and brooze. Which one ...

Keywords: bagpipe Celtic culture English Gaelic history kilt language Robert Burns Scotland whisky
The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

Herbert George Wells

Year of publication: 0

THE FOOD OF THE GODS AND HOW IT CAME TO EARTH H.G. WELLS BOOK I. THE DAWN OF THE FOOD. CHAPTER THE FIRST. THE DISCOVERY OF THE FOOD. I. In the middle years of the nineteenth century there first became abundant in this strange world of ours a class of men, men tending for the most part to become elderly, who are called, and who are very properly called, but who dislike extremely to be calledScientists. They dislike that word so much that from the columns of Nature, which was from the first their ...

Keywords: Agriculture -- Experimentation -- Fiction Food supply -- Fiction Giants -- Fiction Growth factors -- Fiction Science Fiction