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A Short History of the Future
A Short History of the Future
Author: W. Warren Wagar
ISBN-13: 9780226869018
ISBN-10: 0226869016
Publication Date: 9/20/1989
Pages: 339
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Dr. Warren Wagar creates an exciting adventure into the world of plausible futures. He skillfully combines fact and narrative to strengthen the possibility of a nuclear disaster in the year 2044. Wagar warns of the power of the capital intensive market leading to a monopolistic rule. He conveys the destructive consequences of a few multi-national corporations yielding control over the disempowered working class. Overall, the story was a fantastic, well-constructed thriller intended to stimulate interest into the ever-growing field of futurism.