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Challenge of man"s future.

Harrison BROWN

Challenge of man"s future.

by Harrison BROWN

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Published by The Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies.

The Physical Object
Pagination290p. :
Number of Pages290
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Open LibraryOL21176795M

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This book is proof that there were thoughtful folks decades ago who recognized many of the challenges that were to come in the basic problem of resource consumption and population.

Brown's book is by no means hysterical or even excited; he simply tries to look at known facts and project them into the future, /5(5). The Challenge Of Man's Future 1st Edition by Harrison Brown (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: The Challenge of Man’s Future Finalist, National Book Awards for Nonfiction. The problems and possibilities of man's future on an earth he is constantly and increasingly draining of food, energy and vital materials and at the same time populating ever more numerously --these are arresting indeed.

A young geochemist here takes up the challenge,- to survey the history of man on this planet. New York: The Viking Press, "First Edition, First Printing".Hardcover. Very Good/Good. "Blue woven cloth with bronze lettering on spine; Bottom Book Edge has a pink ink mark, not a remainder; Right Book Edge is deckle-cut; White Endpapers have tanned slightly; Book interior is clean and tight; 8vo; pages including index; dustjacket protected by a mylar wrapper; Book Edition: "First Edition, First Printing".

THE CHALLENGE OF MAN'S FUTURE. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Balancing statistics on population against our stock of resources, a young geochemist considers the ""what next?"" of both and comes across with some challenging posers about a future on an earth we are constantly draining of.

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The Challenge Of Man's Future Paperback – Aug. 14 by Harrison Brown (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ 5/5(3). IJUI it is as decentralized as peas-ibli.'.

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and its- powers are. irre\ocablj restricted. The pernrnent exists for man idiher than man for the jJweriinient. THE CHALLENGE OF MAN'S FUTURE. WHEJS. WE LOOK at the world situation solely from the point of iiew of technological and energetic feasibility.

we must conclude that the resources available to man permit him. in principle. to provide adequately for d. very large population for a iery long period of time. There are. of course. The challenge of man's future by Harrison Scott Brown, ApViking Adult edition, Hardcover.

This book conta words. If you spent half an hour a day reading it at average speed, it took you about 5 days. In these 5 days, km2 of rain forest have been destroyed, more than animal and plant species have become extinct and 1,m3 of polar ice cap has melted.

The challenge of man's future; an inquiry concerning the condition of man during the years that lie ahead. The challenge of man's future: an inquiry concerning the condition of man during the years that lie ahead. The Challenge of Man's Future. Viking, pp. One of the more important books to deal with the projection of the relationship between population and resources.

The author, a geochemist who assembles a great deal of pertinent information from a number of fields, is on the pessimistic side. Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: M.

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Wherever you stand on the scale between technomania and nostalgia for a lost world, this is a book to challenge, provoke, warn and inspire. From two decades of traveling the world and speaking about future scenarios across many industries and cultures, Futurist Gerd Leonhard has acquired unique foresights and intuition into where the world is.

Has Man a Future. book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What spurs a famous philosopher, at the age of 89, to plunge into /5. All (97,) Travel (8,) Movies (48,) Books (17,) Food (3,) Other (20,) Trending New Popular.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21. Harrison Brown's most remarkable book, The Challenge of Man's Future (Viking, ; reprinted by Westview, ), was published more than three decades ago.Captain Future is a science fictional hero pulp character originally published in self-titled American pulp magazines during the s and early 50s.

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The book also features a foreword by Brian Aldiss. Man After Man explores a hypothetical future path of human evolution set from years in the future to 5 million years in the future, with several future Author: Dougal Dixon.