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The Future: A Very Short Introduction

The Future: A Very Short Introduction  

Jennifer M. Gidley

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191799549
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198735281
Humans have always been driven by both a fear of the unknown and a curiosity to know. They have prophesied, foretold, predicted, and tried to control the future. The Future: A Very Short ... More
Contemporary FictionA Very Short Introduction

Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert Eaglestone

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778247
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199609260.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199609260
Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction explores a wide and diverse field, now global in dimension, with an enormous range of novels and writers that continues to grow ... More
6. The future

6. The future  

Robert Eaglestone

in Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778247
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199609260.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199609260
The image of the future in contemporary fiction is inseparable from ideas about the impact of technology: expressions of hope or despair about that future are measured through the figure of ... More
6. The Future of the Bestseller: is there one?

6. The Future of the Bestseller: is there one?  

John Sutherland

in Bestsellers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776960
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199214891.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199214891
‘The future of the bestseller: is there one?’ explores the impact of digitization on the entire arc of the book process. The electronic delivery chain has cheapened the product, while ... More
2. The concept of God

2. The concept of God  

Tim Bayne

in Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191816444
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754961.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198754961
Religions differ widely in their conceptions of God’s nature, from God as a unity to God as a triune and God as a supernatural being or the totality of all that there is. ‘The concept of ... More
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (5th edn)  

Manfred B. Steger

Print Publication Year: 
May 2020
Published Online: 
May 2020
eISBN: 
9780191883637
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198849452.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198849452
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction looks at the interconnected and accelerated processes changing how we see and experience the world. Is globalization really a new ... More

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