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Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics By John Avery
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Looking beneath the surface of today's news stories, we can discern an explosive mixture - SPACE AGE SCIENCE AND STONE AGE POLITICS. This book discusses the tensions created by the rapid rate of... More > scientific and technological change, contrasted with the slow rate of change of our political institutions. Because of the enourmous destructive power of modern weapons, and because of today's instantaneous global communication, the institution of war has become a dangerous anachronism, and indeed the absolutely-sovereign nation-state has also become an anachronism. "Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics" discusses the steps we must take to harmonize our social and political institutions witht the constantly accelerating achievements of science and technology.< Less
Science and Society By John Avery
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A history of science and its social impact from earliest times until the present.
Old Times By John Avery
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This is a a collection of family memories especially focusing on Margaret and Bennett Avery and the time that they spent in the Middle East.
Old Times B/W By John Avery
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This is a book of family memories focusing especially on Margaret and Bennett Avery and the time that they spent in the Middle East.
Conference on an Arctic NWFZ By John Avery
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This book contains proceedings of the Conference on an Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, held in Copenhagen on August 10-11, 2009.
Conference on an Arctic NWFZ (color) By John Avery
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This book contains proceedings of the Conference on an Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, held in Copenhagen on August 10-11, 2009.
Calculus and Differential Equations By John Avery
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This book describes the history of calculus and differential equations, and provides a set of worked problems for the reader interested in learning these subjects.
CRISIS 21. Civilization's Crisis in the 21st Century By John Avery
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This book describes the links between the serious problems that are facing the world today - threats to the environment, growing population coupled with vanishing resources, intolerable economic... More > inequality and the threat of nuclear war - and it proposes holistic solutions.< Less
Energy, Climate Change and Global Food Security By John Avery
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The proceedings of a symposium discussing future food shortages that may be produced by rising energy prices, climate change and population growth.
Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics By John Avery
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Looking beneath the surface of today's news stories, we can discern an explosive mixture - SPACE AGE SCIENCE AND STONE AGE POLITICS. This book discusses the tensions created by the rapid rate of... More > scientific and technological change, contrasted with the slow rate of change of our political institutions. Because of the enourmous destructive power of modern weapons, and because of today's instantaneous global communication, the institution of war has become a dangerous anachronism, and indeed the absolutely-sovereign nation-state has also become an anachronism. "Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics" discusses the steps we must take to harmonize our social and political institutions witht the constantly accelerating achievements of science and technology.< Less

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