Frontiers of the 21st century: prelude to the new millennium
Howard F. Didsbury, World Future Society
World Future Society, 1999 - Science - 246 pages
This collection of papers prepared for the World Future Society's Ninth General Assembly presents long-range visions by outstanding thinkers.
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