Future Shock

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Social Science - 561 pages
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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  - aegossman - LibraryThing

This book is dated in the BEST of ways! One day it would be amazing to show this book to my son, and explain to him some of the cultural things I have gleamed from my parents, about how life was like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Hiland - Goodreads

Yes, the book's over 40 years old. Yes, a lot has happened in the world since 1971. But Toffler's words still come back to me: "We live in a throwaway society." His ability to not only see, but ... Read full review

Contents

Introdllclion
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Tm NEW NOMAD
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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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