3 edition of The Future of the 20th Century found in the catalog.
July 25, 2006
by Archetype Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||144|
None of those books were intended to be predictions. They used various literary devices to offer social commentary on the recent past in order to extrapolate their concerns into an entirely fictional future. Futurist writers are slightly different. Out of Time: Designs for the Twentieth Century Future is a glossy trade paperback which gathers together numerous, rather fascinating and fun images of what has now become standard, even cliched concepts of the future: flying domed cities, bubble-topped cars, humanoid robots, monorails, rocket ships, etc. -- the output of talented American designers, artists and illustrators who, in the period.
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This ia a great book, for science fiction fans or just people interested in future forecasting of the 20th century. The book deals with the ideas, serious or not, of what past artists, scientists and writers thought the future would look like.
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Technology, science, inventions, and re-inventions have progressed at an accelerated rate during the hundred years of the 20th century, more so than any other century. We began the 20th century with the infancy of airplanes, automobiles, and radio, when those inventions dazzled us with their novelty and : Mary Bellis.Smallpox may have killed as many as million people in the 20th Century alone, even though an effective vaccine – the world’s first – had been available since Today, we lead with the 50 best books of the 20th century.
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