The Rise and Fall of the Future

An inherently fascinating, impressively informative, exceptionally thoughtful and thought-provoking study, The Rise and Fall of the Future: America’s Changing Vision of Tomorrow, 1939-1986 is a work of meticulous and seminal scholarship.

— John Burroughs, Midwest Book Review’s Bookwatch, October 2020.

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Yesterday’s thinking about the future shaped the world we live in today. Read all about it in The Rise and Fall of the Future: America’s Changing Vision of Tomorrow, 1939-1986.

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Cover of "The Rise and Fall of the Future" (2020)

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