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- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 17.99
First came the postwar High, then the Awakening of the '60s and '70s, and now the Unraveling.††This audacious and provocative book tells us what to expect just beyond the start of the next century.††Are you ready for the Fourth Turning? Strauss and Howe will change the way you see the world--and your place in it.††In The Fourth Turning, they apply... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.00
In Beyond Civilization , Daniel Quinn thinks the unthinkable. We all know there's no one right way to build a bicycle, no one right way to design an automobile, no one right way to make a pair of shoes, but we're convinced that there must be only one right way to live -- and the one we have is it, no matter what. Beyond Civilization makes practical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
The author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Next 100 Years now focuses his geopolitical forecasting acumen on the next decade and the imminent events and challenges that will test America and the world, specifically addressing the skills that will be required by the decade?s leaders. The next ten years will be a time of massive... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Introduction Predicting the Next 100 Years When I was a child, two experiences helped to shape the person I am today and spawned two passions that have helped to define my entire life. First, when I was eight years old, I remember all the teachers buzzing with the latest news that a great scientist had just died. That night, the newspapers printed... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
In his seminal works Megatrends and Megatrends 2000 , John Naisbitt proved himself one of the most far-sighted and accurate observers of our fast-changing world. Mind Set! goes beyond that by disclosing the secret of forecasting. Naisbitt gives away the keys to the kingdom, opening the door to the insights that let him understand today's world... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99
In Revolution or Renaissance , D. Paul Schafer subjects two of the most powerful forces in the world ? economics and culture ? to a detailed and historically sensitive analysis. He argues that the economic age has produced a great deal of wealth and unleashed tremendous productive power; however, it is not capable of coming to grips with the problems... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99
?Enough with speculation about our digital future. Infinite Reality is the straight dope on what is and isn?t happening to us right now, from two of the only scientists working on the boundaries between real life and its virtual extensions.? ?Douglas Rushkoff, author of Program or Be Programmed How achievable are the virtual experiences seen... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 20.99
The Futurist movement was founded and promoted by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, beginning in 1909 with the First Futurist Manifesto, in which he inveighed against the complacency of "cultural necrophiliacs" and sought to annihilate the values of the past, writing that "there is no longer any beauty except the struggle. Any work of art that lacks a sense... more...
- St. Martin's Press 1997; US$ 8.99
A fascinating look at near-future advances, inventions, products, services, and everyday conveniences that will change how we live and work. Marvin Cetron and Owen Davies explore these changes and the impact they will have on everyday life. For example, by the year 2010: -Personal computers will offer the power of today's supermachines and artificial... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.09
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita can predict the future. From international terrorism to corporate fraud, from climate change to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been predicting the future for decades. Using Game Theory (a theory based on the rationale that everyone acts in their own self-interest) he can foretell and even engineer... more...