A Short History of Progress (The Massey Lectures 2004)

Author(s): Ronald Wright

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Explains how our current predicament - the runaway growth in human population, consumption and technology, and the consequent pressure this places on earth, air and water - is as old as civilization. We need to understand the patterns of progress to avoid a disasterous outcome. "Ronald Wright is an historical philosopher with a profound understanding of other cultures." - Jan Morris There is a audio version of this book, which has been broadcast on National Radio. First published 2004.


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  • : 9781920885793
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : April 2005
  • : 198mm X mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Ronald Wright