The History of the Future

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $19.95 Save up to $2.99
  • Buy New


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


A wry look at the way in which people in the past imagined their own future.

Author Biography

David A. Wilson is a broadcaster and writer who doubles as a Professor of Celtic Studies and History at the University of Toronto. He has written four books and has prepared and presented radio documentaries on subjects ranging from the Salem Witch Trials to Lust and the Seven Deadly Sins. In March 2000, he was the recipient of the University of Toronto's Outstanding Teaching Award. He is known to sample the occasional glass of wine while thinking about the past and contemplating the future

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 1
Prophetic Fallaciesp. 3
The Age of the Spiritp. 33
The Future in Folklorep. 65
Revolution and Revelationp. 90
Utopiap. 130
Serpents in the Gardenp. 168
The Ambivalent Futurep. 215
Predictionsp. 250
Notesp. 264
Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review