Quantity: 1 available
Non-fiction: 344 pages.
''ranges widely through the literature of the future from its earliest days to the most recent forecasts of futurology, and takes in much work which tends to be ignored by historians of genre sf. This book broke new ground in the history and sociology of ideas, focusing on the interrelation between differing expectations and predictions of the future in different historical periods and the characteristic future images they yielded, in pictures as well as in words'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF).
Title: The Pattern Of Expectation 1644-2001.
Categories: REFERENCE & NON-FICTION,
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1979.
ISBN Number: 0224014714
ISBN Number 13: 9780224014717
Grading: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little spine fade.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 24365