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The future then : fascinating art & predictions from 145 years of Popular science

Publisher: New York, New York : Weldon Owen, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Future Then steps you through this illustrious history of scientific and technological breakthroughs, diving deep into the magazine's archives to share fascinating cover art and articles from the time the big news hit. Broken down by decade, each chapter opens with a discussion of the era's advancements and includes special breakouts on the beloved artists behind the charming illustrations, themed spreads that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781681882994 168188299X
OCLC Number: 1008900754
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 302 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1870s-1910s --
1920s --
1930s --
1940s --
1950s --
1960s --
1970s --
1980s --
1990s --
2000s & beyond.
Other Titles: Popular science (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Popular Science.

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The Future Then steps you through this illustrious history of scientific and technological breakthroughs, diving deep into the magazine's archives to share fascinating cover art and articles from the time the big news hit. Broken down by decade, each chapter opens with a discussion of the era's advancements and includes special breakouts on the beloved artists behind the charming illustrations, themed spreads that track the evolution of those once-hot technologies, and clever insights into how the past century's near misses led us to true innovation gold--

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