End Of The Future, The

End Of The Future, The

by Jean Gimpel

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Overview

Represents the first calm, detailed, and rational description of the imminent end of western industrial civilization as we know it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275952808
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/1995
Series: Praeger Studies on the 21st Century Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

JEAN GIMPEL is a historian of technology and the cycles of civilization. He is the author of several works devoted to the scientific culture of the Middle Ages, including two bestselling books, The Cathedral Builders and The Mediaeval Machine: The Industrial Revolution of the Middle Ages.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Futures that Failed

Mythinformation and the Computer Bluff

Space Brought Down to Earth

Back to the Balloon

Materials: Back to Basics

Live Longer—Suffer More

The End of Scientific Magic

The Relentless Cycle of History

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