The Resource Heaven on earth : the varieties of the millennial experience, Richard Landes

Heaven on earth : the varieties of the millennial experience, Richard Landes

Label
Heaven on earth : the varieties of the millennial experience
Title
Heaven on earth
Title remainder
the varieties of the millennial experience
Statement of responsibility
Richard Landes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Millennialists through the ages have looked forward to the apocalyptic moment that will radically transform society into heaven on Earth. Here, Landes offers a lucid and ground-breaking analysis of this widely misunderstood phenomenon
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
202/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
BL503.2
LC item number
.L36 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Heaven on earth : the varieties of the millennial experience, Richard Landes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-478) and indexes
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  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The varieties of the millennial experience -- Roosters and owls: on the dynamics of the apocalyptic curve -- Bats and turkeys: historians and recovering the millennial past -- Suicidal millennialism: Xhosa cattle-slaying (1856-1857 CE) -- Commodity millennialism: Papuan cargo cults (twentieth century) -- Imperial millennialism: the monotheist pharaoh Akhenaten (1360-1347 BCE) -- Bipolar millennialism: Taiping (The great peace, 1850-1864) -- Demotic millennialism: civil polities and the dismantling of the prime divider -- Democratic millennialism: French revolution (1789-1815 CE) -- Egalitarian millennialism: Marx the rooster and Marxism (nineteenth century CE) -- Totalitarian millennialism: the Bolshevik apocalypse (1917-1935 CE) -- Genocidal millennialism: Nazi paranoia -- Narcissistic millennialism: UFO cults (1946-2012? CE) -- Enraged millennialism: global Jihad (1400-1500 AH/1979-2076 CE)
Control code
ocn750172710
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 499 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199897445
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37529080
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)750172710
  • oso0199830525

Library Locations

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