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A short history of the future

Author: W Warren Wagar
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This third edition of Wagar's history of the future alternates between descriptions of world events and glimpses of his fictive historian's family into the first centuries of the new millennium.

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Genre/Form: Counterfactual histories
Forecasts
Prévisions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Warren Wagar
ISBN: 0226869016 9780226869018
OCLC Number: 19555596
Description: xiv, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / W. Warren Wagar --
Earth, Inc. --
The Last Age of Capital --
Ruling Circles --
Fouling the Nest --
The Molecular Society --
The Catastrophe of 2044 --
Red Earth --
The Coming of the Commonwealth --
The Great Housecleaning --
We, the People --
Vested Interests --
The House of Earth --
The Small Revolution --
The Autonomous Society --
Transhumanity --
Envoi to Ingrid --
Afterword / Immanuel Wallerstein.
Responsibility: W. Warren Wagar ; afterword by Immanuel Wallerstein.
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