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Published by Thames & Hudson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.,
  • Forecasting.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and introduced by Yorick Blumenfeld.
    SeriesProspects for tomorrow
    ContributionsBlumenfeld, Yorick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB161 .S28 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL390579M
    ISBN 100500280452
    LC Control Number98060037

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