Future Shock

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Random House LLC, 1990 - Social Science - 561 pages
91 Reviews
Predicts the pace of environmental change during the next thirty years and the ways in which the individual must face and learn to cope with personal and social change
  

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User Review  - MBybee - Goodreads

Fantastic book, re-read this again after 20 years, and I was surprised by how close so many of his predictions are, especially with relation to people's short term investment in everything. Read full review

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User Review  - Mbiondo88 - Goodreads

Good read recommend, but older things that have now come to be. Read full review

Contents

Introdllclion
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Suicides and Hitchhikers
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Tm Comma
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Tan SCEN lIFlC Thayncmny
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A DIVERSITY or LIFE STYIES
303
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Chapter 16
343
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Tuvmvc TECHNOLOGY 498
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SmAmrY or Socm
446
Acknowledgments
488

Exrmmncz Mamas
219
THE Fmmvxm Fawn?
240
ORIGINS or OVERCHOICE
263
A Stmrnrr or Svncunrs
284

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About the author (1990)

Alvin Toffler is adviser to companies and governments worldwide on advances in technology, politics, economics, and society. His other books include The Third Wave, Powershift, War and Anti-War, and Creating a New Civilization, he live in Los Angeles, California.

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