Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future

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Summit Books, Jan 1, 1984 - History - 158 pages
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Corn and Horrigan explore the future as Americans earlier in the last century expected it to happen. Filled with vivid color images and lively text, the book is eloquent testimony to the confidence -- and, at times, the naive faith -- Americans have had in science and technology.

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Contents

The Community of Tomorrow
33
The Home of Tomorrow
61
The Transportation of Tomorrow
87
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About the author (1984)

Joseph J. Corn is senior lecturer in the department of history at Stanford University. He is the author of The Winged Gospel: America's Romance with Aviation, 1900-1950. Brian Horrigan is a curator with the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul.Originally published in 1984 to accompany an exhibition by the same name organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

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