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Profiles of the future : an inquiry into the limits of the possible

Author: Arthur C Clarke
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Updated ed.]View all editions and formats
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First published in 1982, Clarke has gone through the book, making corrections and comments where necessary in order to bring it right up-to-date, adding new afterwords to each chapter and pointing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke
ISBN: 057506790X 9780575067905
OCLC Number: 42038287
Notes: Essays originally published in magazines. - Previous ed.: 1962.
Description: ix, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Hazards of Prophecy: The Failure of Nerve --
2. Hazards of Prophecy: The Failure of Imagination --
3. The Future of Transport --
4. Riding on Air --
5. Beyond Gravity --
6. The Quest for Speed --
7. World Without Distance --
8. Rocket to the Renaissance --
9. You Can't Get Three from Here --
10. Space, the Unconquerable --
11. About Time --
12. Ages of Plenty --
13. Aladdin's Lamp --
14. Invisible Men, and Other Prodigies --
15. The Road to Lilliput --
16. Voices from the Sky --
17. Brain and Body --
18. The Obsolescence of Man --
19. The Long Twilight --
Chart of the Future.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke.

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