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Kahn, Herman 1922-1983

Overview
Works: 368 works in 1,029 publications in 13 languages and 19,917 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts  Conference proceedings  Sources  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Composer, Lyricist, Speaker, Other, Performer
Classifications: UF767, 330.904
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On thermonuclear war by Herman Kahn( Book )

73 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year 2000; a framework for speculation on the next thirty-three years by Herman Kahn( Book )

44 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next 200 years : a scenario for America and the world by Herman Kahn( Book )

48 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in 7 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This optimistic report on the future of the U.S. and its techno-economic leadership to world prosperity was timed to coincide with the American bicentennial. The report uses statistical studies and logic to argue that intensive development of technology in a post-industrial format and rational planning rather than reduced rates of economic growth and consumption are the best ways to support a growing world population
The Resourceful earth : a response to Global 2000 by J. L Simon( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We are confident that the nature of the physical world permits continued improvement in humankind's economic lot in the long rung run, indefinitely. Of course there are always newly arising local problems, shortages and pollutions, due to climate or to increased population and income. Some times temporary large-scale problems arise. But the nature of the world's physical condition and the resilience in a well-functioning economic and social system enable us to overcome such problems, and the solutions usually leave us better off than if the problem had never arisen; that is the great lesson to be learned from human history. We are less optimistic, however, about the constraints currently imposed upon material progress by political and institutional forces, in conjunction with popularly-held beliefs and attitudes about natural resources and the environment ... trends point towards deterioration rather than towards improvement ..."--Introduction
The emerging Japanese superstate; challenge and response by Herman Kahn( Book )

41 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On escalation: metaphors and scenarios by Herman Kahn( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World economic development : 1979 and beyond by Herman Kahn( Book )

18 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things to come; thinking about the seventies and eighties by Herman Kahn( Book )

37 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in 6 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on papers of the Hudson Institute, intended as a companion work to "The Year 2000," published in 1967
Thinking about the unthinkable in the 1980s by Herman Kahn( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and German and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming boom : economic, political, and social by Herman Kahn( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om et kommende økonomisk opsving i USA
Thinking about the unthinkable by Herman Kahn( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese challenge : the success and failure of economic success by Herman Kahn( Book )

30 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the corporation by Herman Kahn( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will she be right? : the future of Australia by Herman Kahn( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ihr werdet es erleben : Voraussagen der Wissenschaft bis zum Jahre 2000 by Herman Kahn( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The schools' community roles in the next ten years : an outside perspective by Jane Newitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energy and recreation : an overview of energy availability and utilization for recreational use by Frank E Armbruster( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zukunft Deutschlands : Niedergang oder neuer Aufstieg der Bundesrepublik by Herman Kahn( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestions for a phase-II national energy policy by William M Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature and feasibility of war and deterrence, a study by Herman Kahn( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of the impact of a thermonuclear war and a description of some of the risks that might cause decisionmakers to weigh the alternatives of whether or not to go to war
 
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Alternative Names
Kahn, Herman

Kahn-Wiener, .. 1922-1983

هيرمان كان، 1922-1983

カーン, ハーマン

ハーマンカーン 1922-1983

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On escalation: metaphors and scenariosThe essential Herman Kahn : in defense of thinkingProphecies of doom and scenarios of progress : Herman Kahn, Julian Simon, and the prospective imagination