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A Short History of the Future By W. Warren Wagar

A Short History of the Future
by W. Warren Wagar

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A memoir of postmodern times, cast as a history. This book is narrated by a far-future historian, Peter Jensen, who leaves this account of the world from the 1990s to the opening of the 23rd century as a gift to his granddaughter. It is a combination of fiction and scholarship.
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A Short History of the Future by W. Warren Wagar

A memoir of postmodern times, cast as a history. This book is narrated by a far-future historian, Peter Jensen, who leaves this account of the world from the 1990s to the opening of the 23rd century as a gift to his granddaughter. A combination of fiction and scholarship, this edition of Wagar's speculative history of the future alternates between descriptions of world events and intimate glimpses of his fictive historian's family into the first centuries of the new millennium.

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About W. Warren Wagar


W. Warren Wagar is Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of History at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Wagar is the author of many books, including The City of Man: Prophecies of a World Civilization in Twentieth-Century Thought and The Next Three Futures: Paradigms of Things to Come.

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GOR001191886
A Short History of the Future by W. Warren Wagar
W. Warren Wagar
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The University of Chicago Press
1999-10-27
366
0226869032
9780226869032
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