Juvenescence

A Cultural History of Our Age

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Author: Robert Pogue Harrison

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022617199X

Category: History

Page: 215

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Argues that humanity is growing steadily younger, as society retains more physical and mental characteristics of youth, which is a luxury required for flashes of genius and innovative drive.

Juvenescence

Investing in the age of longevity

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Author: Jim Mellon,Al Chalabi

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 0993047823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 438

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Juvenescence

Stories From Childhood: A Babyboomer Grandmother's Journey of Discovery Through Stories Told to My Eight Grandchildren

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Author: Joyce Duenow

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469741963

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century

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Author: Bonnie S. McDougall,Kam Louie

Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9781850652861

Category: Chinese literature

Page: 504

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This text surveys the literature of the Chinese mainland, concentrating on fiction, poetry and drama, with background surveys on the historical, social and cultural context, and chapters on individual writers and their works. It assumes no knowledge of Chinese. Topics include: the role of writers and the function of literature in a modernizing society; the long, native chinese tradition; the emphasis on culture and propaganda in a modernizing state; the relation of writers to their readers; and writers general impact on modern Chinese society.

A Word for Every Day of the Year

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Author: Steven Poole

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1787478599

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year. 'A lexicological delight' Professor David Crystal Who knew that to dringle is to 'waste time in a lazy lingering manner'? Or that a sudden happy ending could be termed a eucotastrophe? Looking for an alternative word to 'bullshit'? Then try taradiddle. A Word for Every Day of the Year is a fascinating collection of 366 words and their definitions, perfect for anyone who loves the richness of the English language, its diversity and wants to expand their vocabulary. Each day offers a rare and remarkable word with its history and definition and occasionally a challenge to include it in our lives.

Science, Synthesis, and Sanity

An Inquiry Into the Nature of Living

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Author: George Scott Williamson,Innes Hope Pearse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 352

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Inheriting Paradise

Meditations on Gardening

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Author: Vigen Guroian

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780232523966

Category: Gardeners

Page: 95

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In the tilling of fresh earth; the sowing of seeds; the harvesting of rhubarb and roses, Vigen Guroian has discovered the most concrete connection with life and God’s gracious giving.