Books, and print matter in general, are no longer the primary aegises
for publication or documentation information.
For the short turn-of-the-century pull, we live and will live in the face of a situation described a generation ago by Harold Isaacs in his appropriately named Idols of the Tribe: there is a massive, convulsive in gathering of peoples (usually under religious aegises
and auspices) into their separatenesses and overagainstnesses, to protect their pride and power and place from the real or presumed threat of others who are thinking and acting as they are but in different groups.
aegis or egis, plural aegises
, Greek aigis,probably a derivative of aig-, aix goatIn Greek mythology, a shield or breastplate forged by Hephaestus and emblematic of majesty.
TEI's comments were prepared jointly under the aegises
of the Institute's Tax Reform Task Force and U.S.