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Generations : the history of America's future, 1584 to 2069

Author: William Strauss; Neil Howe
Publisher: New York : Morrow, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The book that challenges forever your view of our national legacy and our destiny"--Jacket subtitle.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strauss, William.
Generations.
New York : Morrow, ©1991
(OCoLC)557014436
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Strauss; Neil Howe
ISBN: 0688081339 9780688081331 0688119123 9780688119126
OCLC Number: 22306142
Description: 538 pages, 1 folded leaf : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: People moving through time --
Part I. The cycle --
Life along the generational diagonal --
Belonging to a "generation" --
The four-part cycle --
The cycle in America --
From Puritans to Millennials and beyond --
Part II. The generations --
The Colonial cycle. Puritans ; Cavaliers ; Glorious ; Enlighteners --
The Revolutionary cycle. Awakeners ; Liberty ; Republicans ; Compromisers --
The Civil War cycle. Transcendentals ; Gilded ; Progressives --
The Great Power cycle. Missionaries ; Lost ; G.I.s ; Silent --
The Millennial cycle. Boomers ; 13ers ; Millennials --
Part III. The future --
The past as prologue --
Completing the Millennial cycle --
The beginning of history --
Appendix A.A theory of generations --
Appendix B. American political leadership by generation.
Responsibility: William Strauss and Neil Howe.
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"The book that challenges forever your view of our national legacy and our destiny"--Jacket subtitle.

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Generational Influence

by bobrobboy (WorldCat user published 2008-07-28) Very Good Permalink

The research presented in this book surprised me. The descriptions of the generations, from my experience, are spot on. If you accept that, you can devise effective methods for communicating with those populations.

 

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