Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy by William Strauss
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy
By William Strauss

The Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy

By (author) See other recent books by William Strauss See other recent books by Neil Howe
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $36.50
Your Price: $32.85 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.65! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.64 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy by William Strauss

Book Description

The authors look back five hundred years and uncover a distinct pattern: Modern history moves in cycles, each one lasting about the length of a human life, each composed of four eras - or "turnings" - that last about twenty years and that always arrive in the same order. First comes a High, a period of confident expansion as a new order takes root after the old has been swept away. Next comes an Awakening, a time of spiritual exploration and rebellion against the now-established order. Then comes an Unravelling, an increasingly troubled era in which individualism triumphs over crumbling institutions. Last comes a Crisis - the Fourth Turning - when society passes through a great and perilous gate in history. Together, the four turnings comprise history's seasonal rhythm of growth, maturation, entropy, and rebirth. By applying the lessons of history, The Fourth Turning makes some bold and hopeful predictions about America's next rendezvous with destiny. It also shows us how we can prepare for what's ahead, both individually and as a nation.

Buy Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy book by William Strauss from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780767900461
ISBN-10: 0767900464
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 159mm x 28mm)
Pages: 382
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 29-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author William Strauss


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy book by William Strauss and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - William Strauss

William Strauss and Neil Howe, the authors of Generations: The History of America's Future and 13th-GEN, write and lecture frequently on generational issues.Strauss is the cofounder and director of the Capitol Steps, a political cabaret.Howe, a historian and economist, is a senior advisor for the Concord Coalition.They both live in the Washington, D.C., area."

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by William Strauss close
Generations by William Strauss
Recent books by Neil Howe close
» close