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English citations of beforemath

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  • 1984 — David Langford, The Leaky Establishment, Cosmos Books (2003), ISBN 1592241255, page 46:
    In the dismal beforemath of Tuesday morning's NPIWP meeting — the concentrated essence of dentists' waiting rooms, with a tinge of what condemned men might have felt before the drop — Tappen was brooding on deadlines.
  • 1987 — Stanley M. Davis, Future Perfect, Addison-Wesley Publishing (1987), ISBN 9780201115130:
    Most managers manage the consequence of events that have already taken place — they're always dealing with the aftermath. Instead they should manage events which haven't yet happened — they should learn to manage the beforemath.
  • 1995 — Nancy Abelmann & John Lie, Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots, Harvard University Press (1997), ISBN 0674077040, page 23:
    Other Korean Americans, however, chose to situate the riots and their beforemath and aftermath squarely in an American trajectory.
  • 1997 — Hélène Cixous & Mireille Calle-Gruber, Hélène Cixous, Rootprints: Memory and Life Writing, Routledge (1997), ISBN 041515541X, page 70:
    And because we are still in the youth of the novel, we can inflict all sorts of torments on it, or else play with it. It is not yet tamed, not yet broken. For Jacques le fataliste or for Tristram Shandy, what will be put into play is the deferred. It's not even the aftermath, it's deferred: the beforemath of the novel.
  • 1997 — Geoff Dyer, "Landscape after battle", The Independent, 2 August 1997:
    As an epilogue on attempts to destroy America's stockpile of unused chemical weapons concedes, the beforemath of modern war is now incalculably hazardous.
  • 1998 — Patrick H. Sullivan, Profiting from Intellectual Capital: Extracting Value from Innovation, John Wiley & Sons (1998), ISBN 047119302X, page 32:
    The vision provides a reference point for managing the organization's beforemath. It pulls people toward the desired future, reducing the need for formal directives.
  • 1998 — Mark Lane, "Hey, Tourist! Heed Your Nation's Call!", Daytona Beach News-Journal, 19 July 1998:
    People we seldom saw in the, uh, beforemath of the fires.
  • 1999 — "SSSSSSSMOKIN'!: Deft Casting, Boffo Tunes and a Snappy Script Provide '200 Cigarettes' With Unfiltered Fun", St. Paul Pioneer Press, 26 February 1999:
    It's also New Year's Eve in New York, and all of the characters are single and looking for love in the beforemath and aftermath of the big party they're heading toward.
  • 2003 — Maury Dean, Rock 'N' Roll Gold Rush: A Singles Un-Cyclopedia, Algora Publishing (2003), ISBN 087586208X, page 319:
    Johnny's Greatest Hits #1 (3), 4-58, spent an unprecedented 178 weeks, or 3½ years, on the charts, smashing records galore (in the 'beforemath' of Pink Floyd's 741-week astonishment).
  • 2003 — "Now pray for a constructive peace", The Sunday Times of Malta, 23 March 2003:
    Nothing in the beforemath was more bizarre than the head of the UN inspectors, Mr Blix, reading out a report to a Security Council in which the two main players were absent.