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Scanning the Future by Yorick Blumenfeld

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English


  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Social forecasting, futurology,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Sociology,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Future Studies,
  • Forecasts,
  • International,
  • Forecasting,
  • Twenty-first century

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7654090M
ISBN 100500280452
ISBN 109780500280454

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