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The Cross, the Plow and the Skyline
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Ernest J. Yanarella
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-01 - Publisher: BrownWalker Press

The apocalyptic, pastoral, and urban traditions have fundamentally shaped Western history and influenced American religion, culture, and politics. This book argues that these traditions have not only been decisive in giving form and substance to classic and modern American literature, but have been appropriated by contemporary science fiction. As a
Becoming Utopian
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Tom Moylan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A dream of a better world is a powerful human force that inspires activists, artists, and citizens alike. In this book Tom Moylan – one of the pioneering scholars of contemporary utopian studies – explores the utopian process in its individual and collective trajectory from dream to realization. Drawing on
The Missile Defense Controversy
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Ernest Yanarella
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-12 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

" This revised and updated edition identifies the cultural factors and specific administrative agendas that have shaped the way we view ballistic missile technology. Three new sections connect our recent, sudden shifts in foreign policy to ongoing historical patterns. Whether cautioning against the “almost neurotic pursuit of absolute security” or
The City as Fulcrum of Global Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Ernest J. Yanarella, Richard S. Levine
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher: Anthem Press

Outlining a robust strategy for sustainable city-regions that has emerged from over two-and-a-half decades of theoretical and practical work, ‘The City as Fulcrum of Global Sustainability’ cuts through the received wisdom and popular misunderstanding surrounding sustainability to demonstrate how global problems can best be addressed at the local-regional scale. Featuring
Brave New Words
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Jeff Prucher
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Winner of a 2008 Hugo Award, this new paperback takes readers on spectacular tour of the language created by science fiction. From "Stargate" to "Force Field," this dictionary opens a fascinating window into an entire genre, through the words invented by science fiction's most talented writers, critics, and fans. Each