9 edition of A short history of the future found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||W. Warren Wagar ; afterword by Immanuel Wallerstein.|
|LC Classifications||CB161 .W24 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 324 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||324|
|LC Control Number||92014488|
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