The Third Millenium: A History of the World A. D. 2000-3000

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Knopf, Sep 1, 1985 - Social Science - 224 pages
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Two scientists forecast, on the basis of present scientific knowledge as well as an understanding of historical, social, and political trends, the "history" of the next millenium, written as if looking back from the year 3000

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The authors of this book came up with what looked like a sure-fire proposition for the publisher - in the early 1980s, they pitched the book along the lines of "In ten years' time, there'll be lots of ... Read full review

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Science fiction writers tend to insist that they aren't writing predictions, just stories. Well, these two have had a go - it's a story cast as a history book, with extra corroborative detail ... Read full review

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Author Brian M. Stableford was born in Shipley, Yorkshire, U. K. on July 25, 1948. He received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of York in 1969 and a Ph.D. in sociology in 1979. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1988, he taught sociology at the University of Reading. He has published over 100 books, including science fiction and fantasy works, non-fiction, translations, and learned articles. He has written under the pseudonym of Brian Craig as well as under Brian Stableford and Brian M. Stableford. He has received numerous awards for both fiction and non-fiction including the British Science Fiction Award (1995), the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (1987), the J. Lloyd Eaton Award (1987), the Science Fiction Research Association's (SFRA) Pioneer Award (1996), and the SFRA's Pilgrim Award (1999).

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