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Author: William A. Christian
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: christ, reign, republic, spanish, visionaries
Number of Pages: 568
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0520200403
ISBN-13: 9780520200401

In June 1931, on a hillside in the Spanish Basque country, two children reported seeing the Virgin Mary. Within weeks, hundreds of seers were attracting tens of thousands of onlookers, and the nightly spectacle gave rise to others in dozens of towns across Spain. Visionaries explores the experience and the larger meaning of this wave.Immersing himself in the lives of the visionaries, William Christian retraced their steps and recreated their world. He spoke with hundreds of witnesses, who led him to caches of vision messages, diaries, clandestine publications, and eloquent photographs. He desc
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Laissez Faire Books
Keywords: lost, america, idea
Number of Pages: 362
Published: 2011-07-01
ISBN-10: 098354140X
ISBN-13: 9780983541400

What Does it mean to be an American?In The Idea of America: What IT Was and How It Was Lost, visionaries Pierre Lemieux and William Bonner tackle these timeless questions with a refreshingly unique approach. Lemieux and Bonner carefully chose each of the written works included in this striking anthology to spark imagination, thought, and debate. Readers are invited to reexamine long accepted notions of what America is and what it means to be an American.Each of the selections builds on the next, engaging readers in an exploration of concepts that are fundamental to our view of who we are. No s
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Author: Jacques F. Valee
Publisher: Jacques Vallee
Keywords: promise, line, revolution, origin, view, internet, insider, heart
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 1571743693
ISBN-13: 9781571743695

Jacques Vallee was among the engineers and visionaries who set up the Internet, hoping to connect people -- not control them -- through information. For a few years, it seemed that this dream was being realized. But after the dot com crash of 2001, much of the Web's information flowed into the media giants and corporate conglomerates, leaving millions of Net denizens without true freedom of choice. And then there is the threat of government snooping... All is not lost, but it is time for public and private actions to rebuild the dream and win back our freedom. In The Heart of the Internet, Val
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