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The Resource The wonderful future that never was, Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics

The wonderful future that never was, Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics

Label
The wonderful future that never was
Title
The wonderful future that never was
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics
Title variation
Popular mechanics, the wonderful future that never was
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals predictions made in "Popular Mechanics" magazine between 1903 and 1969 about what the future would hold!
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Summary
Reveals predictions made in "Popular Mechanics" magazine between 1903 and 1969 about what the future would hold! "Surrounded by wonders and a fast-evolving culture of innovation, it's just as chalenging today for us to imagine the next century as it must have been for our early 20th century colleagues to envision the fabled year 2000."-- P. 6
Writing style
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10131275
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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  • Popular mechanics magazine
  • Popular mechanics (Chicago, Ill. : 1959)
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1941-
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Benford, Gregory
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Popular Mechanics
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True
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  • Technological forecasting
  • Inventions
  • Twentieth century
  • Inventions
  • Technological forecasting
  • Twentieth century
Target audience
adult
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Flying Cars, Mail Delivery by Parachute, and Other Predictions from the Past
Label
The wonderful future that never was, Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • "The illustrations, text, and photographs in this volume previously appeared in Popular mechanics issues between 1903 and 1970"--Colophon
  • "Flying cars, mail delivery by parachute, and other predictions from the past"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The city of the future -- Home, sweet home of tomorrow -- Mind & word become far-reaching & universal -- Heavy water may prolong life -- Airships supersede battleships -- This unfinished world
Control code
ocn778416395
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9781588169754
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)778416395
Label
The wonderful future that never was, Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular mechanics
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • "The illustrations, text, and photographs in this volume previously appeared in Popular mechanics issues between 1903 and 1970"--Colophon
  • "Flying cars, mail delivery by parachute, and other predictions from the past"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The city of the future -- Home, sweet home of tomorrow -- Mind & word become far-reaching & universal -- Heavy water may prolong life -- Airships supersede battleships -- This unfinished world
Control code
ocn778416395
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
207 p.
Isbn
9781588169754
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)778416395

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