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Anticipations, a short history of the future

Polytechnic, Wolverhampton. Faculty of Art and Design.

Anticipations, a short history of the future

[catalogue of] an exhibition of science fiction imagery [held at the] Faculty of Art & Design, The Polytechnic, Wolverhampton, 10-31 January 1974.

by Polytechnic, Wolverhampton. Faculty of Art and Design.

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Published by [The Polytechnic] in [Wolverhampton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- Illustrations -- Exhibitions.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC961.7.S34 P64 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4953092M
    ISBN 100950154547
    LC Control Number76381317
    OCLC/WorldCa2647166

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    A Short History of Sustainable Development. A short history of the concept of sustainable development could begin with the US government’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of This act came largely in response to the Santa Barbara oil spill, which had a devastating impact on wildlife and the natural environment in the area.   If you' re a STEM-loving teacher, you' re probably obsessed with stories of the NASA women who put a man on the moon. You probably watched the film and read the book, Hidden Figures, about three of these brilliant women. Hidden Figures is an excellent way to excite your students about STEM topics during Black History Month, Women's History Month, or .

      I see these recurring political, economic, and social trends as a means of looking forward into the future, while allowing us to avoid the mistakes of the past. Second, history teaches many lessons about the nature of human behavior, both past and present, providing insight into the actions, desires, and aspirations of those around me. This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of works, including the Encyclopedia Britannica, the Encyclopedia Americana, Every-man's Encyclopedia, 's "Encyclopedia of World History", other reference books such as Whitaker's Almanack and The Statesman's Year Book, “The Last Two Million Years".


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