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Modern Society By Julia Ward Howe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Julia Ward Howe (/haʊ/; May 27, 1819 – October 17,... More > 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, poet, and the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".Howe was born in New York City. She was the fourth of seven children born to an upper middle class couple. Her father, Samuel Ward III, was a Wall Street stockbroker, well-to-do banker, and strict Calvinist. Her mother, the occasional poet Julia Rush Cutler, was related to Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" of the American Revolution. She died of tuberculosis when her daughter was five years old.She was educated by private tutors and in schools for young ladies until she was sixteen. Her eldest brother, Samuel Cutler Ward, travelled in Europe and brought home a private library. Excerpt from:< Less
The Abominations of Modern Society By T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt) Talmage
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Reverend Dr. Thomas De Witt Talmage (January 7, 1832 –... More > April 12, 1902) was a preacher, clergyman and divine in the United States who held pastorates in the Reformed Church in America and Presbyterian Church. He was one of the most prominent religious leaders in the United States during the mid- to late-19th century, equaled as a pulpit orator perhaps only by Henry Ward Beecher. He also preached to crowds in England. During the 1860s and 70s, Talmage was a well-known reformer in New York City and was often involved in crusades against vice and crime.During the last years of his life, Dr. Talmage ceased preaching and devoted himself to editing, writing, and lecturing. Excerpt from:< Less
Modern Industrial Societies By Grant Coates
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This book examines the rise of modern societies through examining the sociological foundations of society.
The Christian in Modern Society By Timothy Ruffin
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The Christian in Modern Society is a posthumous publication. Written by Timothy Ruffin, Jr., during the Vietnam War, this forty-year old book speaks loudly, frankly, and boldly about the situation of... More > the Christian Church.< Less
Random Thoughts of Modern Society By Michael Reynolds
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A philosophical look, some humorous, of a variety of topics that the average mind thinks about on a daily basis. There are also many prophetic ideas circulated throughout the book.
Food Energy Water: The Foundation Systems of Modern Society By Arthur Jackson
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Why does our society or any society function as it does? Many of the activities were established by social systems created in the past and are currently being maintained by the larger society. Other... More > organized patterns of behavior seemed to have occurred spontaneously, without any specific organizing effort, but continue to control and govern behavior for very long periods of time. ? Why are certain animals used for domestic stock and not others? Why is the method of farming in China and India so different from farming in America and Europe? Why are there so many more people in Asia and India than in the rest of the world? Was there some guiding principle that determined which patterns of behavior would dominate? To understand these process one must first understand the layers of systems controlling our world.< Less
Review: The impact of Information Technology (IT) on modern society By Mia Lyhne
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Everything happened in Information Technology (IT) was truly amazing and its developments throughout the decades were really unexpected but incredible at the same time. Its benefits in every sector... More > of the society are unparalleled; no wonder each of them now depends on IT. From the introduction of programming to a personal computer to the birth of smartphone, tablet, and laptop, every change occurred in this field was tremendous. In the past ten years, a lot of phenomenal inventions were introduced by several individuals or organizations, so what more for the next ten years? Gadgets such as smartphone, tablet or laptop could be replaced by more advanced devices in the near future because it is always "expect the unexpected" when it comes to IT.< Less
Service Society By Lazlo Zalezac
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Dexter James is fed up with his job. For ten years he has put in long hours, worked for jerks, and received no rewards for a job well done. Then one day he says no to a temporary promotion. The... More > fallout of that one little action will change the world.< Less
Society = Gallows By Heitor Baldo
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Society = Gallows is a philosophical-poetry book which provides acid criticisms to the contemporary society and art, each one submerged in slight connotations. The author criticizes the hypocritical... More > facet that prevails in our society, the nuances of the transcendental nature of the human being, the cyberculture and the "supermodern" arts and trends that uninterruptedly appears on the Internet, constituting the framework of what has been called "post-Internet arts".< Less
Evolution of a Society By Jerry Pitzer
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One family’s perspective of the evolution of a society ranging from the colonial days to the modern days. Following eight generations and venturing into four centuries we witness the colonial... More > days sacrifice their treasure for liberty and the modern days sacrifice their liberties for treasure. Neither are infinite and sooner or later we must decide which is most important. How many more liberties can we forfeit before we have neither?< Less

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