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Walden Two
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Walden Two

By Skinner, B.F.

Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1976. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. 37th Printing.. 297 pp. Lightly read, spine lightly creased. No markings. Novel 's text is complete but Skinner's updated introduction "Walden Two Revisited" is missing. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.

$3.33

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
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The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

By Kurzweil, Ray

NY: Penguin Books, 2000. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 7th Printing.. 388 pp., including large sections for glossary, timeline, bibliography and list of resources, index. Light wear, spine uncreased. No markings. A pioneer in speech recognition software offers projections about the next century of development in artificial intelligence, reaching a point of surpassing human minds. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$7.60

Apocalypse 2012

By Joseph, Lawrence E.

NY: Broadway Books, 2008. Book. Very Good. Trade. Revised.. 263 pp., reference notes, index. With epilogue. Light wear, slight rubbing on spine corner. Text clean. Spine uncreased. No markings. A science journalist gives a readable overview of various trends that could be leading Earth toward catastrophe, possibly in harmony with Mayan prophecies. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.28

The Next War
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The Next War

By Weinberger, Caspar and Schweizer, Peter

Washington: Regner Publishing (Eagle Publishing), 1998. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 470 pp. Nearly new. No markings. Ronald Reagan's defense secretary and his co-author present a futurist novel to make the case that the Clinton administration has weakened America with its defense cutbacks. They outline 7 possible war scenarios involving Korea, Russia, Japan, Iran and others and hypothesize how America might respond with its limited resources. Foreword by Margaret Thatcher..

$3.80

Doomsday 1999 A.D.

By Berlitz, Charles

NY: Pocket, 1983. Book. Illus. by Valentine, J. Manson. Good +. Mass Market Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 238 pp. Light foxing on inside cover, a few words underlined on p. 16. otherwise no markings. Sturdy binding, moderate toning. Berlitz, Bermuda Triangle researcher and grandson of the language-study giant, gives arguments that cataclysms have occurred before and are due again at the end of the 20th century. Interesting example of an early title in the Millennium mania of a few years ago. He combines scientific research with literary and paranormal research of religious prophecies..

$2.85

Economic Indicators
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Economic Indicators

By Beaudry, Jean-Luc

Montreal: Square One Data, 2004. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 4to - 11 in. Tall. Unpaginated, about 375 pp. on coated stock. Colored graphs and maps throughout. Virtually new, no markings, spine uncreased. The Spring 2004 issue of a quarterly compendium gives a comparison of basic economic indicators in 185 nations. According to Beaudry's index, Luxembourg has the soundest economy in the world, Switzlerland is second and the United States is third. Beaudry, an economic analyst, has packaged baseline information for forecasting. Publication press release laid in. The data also includes figures on population, longevity, and ethnic mix..

$3.80

Voices from the Sky: Previews of the Coming Space Age

By Clarke, Arthur C.

NY: Harper & Row, 1965. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. Essays on how scientific advances in space may affect life in coming decades. Library markings, edges yellowed. Tape adhesive on cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.38

Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

By Kennedy, Paul

NY: Vintage (Random House), 1994. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 428 pp. Previous owner's name on preliminary page; a margin note on p. 4. No other markings sighted. Spine uncreased, lightly read. A Yale professor synthesizes various trends in agriculture, economics, trade, international relations, etc. to outline what to expect in future decades. Interestingly, his index omits any mention of Islam, fundamentalism, and terrorism -- three forces that kicked off the new century with a bang..

$2.85

A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character
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A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character

By Sykes, Charles J.

NY: St. Martin's, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 289 pp., index, notes. Nearly new, no markings. Sykes focuses on the spread of "victimization" in U.S. society, the rise of class action suits, etc..

$3.80