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The Massey lectures

Author: Ronald Wright
Publisher: Australia : ABC Audio, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Massy Lectures are the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's equivalent to the ABC's Boyer Lectures. Established in 1961, they are named in honour of Vincent Massey, former governor-general of Canada. In A Short History of Progress, Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilisation, a ten-thousand year experiment we have ridden but seldom controlled.

Sociology.

Civilization.

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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Wright
ISBN: 064259015X 9780642590152
OCLC Number: 271434315
Notes: Unabridged edition.
5 CD.
Description: 5 sound discs (CD)

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The Massy Lectures are the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's equivalent to the ABC's Boyer Lectures. Established in 1961, they are named in honour of Vincent Massey, former governor-general of Canada. In A Short History of Progress, Ronald Wright argues that our modern predicament is as old as civilisation, a ten-thousand year experiment we have ridden but seldom controlled.

Sociology.

Civilization.

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