Books 1960’s

English futures books from the 1960’s

This list was compiled from contributions by members and is arranged in alphabetical order. Additional notes are given in [ ]’s after the reference including a count where the book was mentioned by more than one member.

Boulding, Kenneth E (1961), The Image: Knowledge in Life and Society, University of Michigan Press.

Boulding, Kenneth E (1965), The Meaning of the Twentieth Century, New York, Harper Colophon.

Carson, Rachel (1962), Silent Spring, Houghton Mifflin.

Clarke, Arthur C (1962), Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry into the Limits of the Possible, Warner Books.

Commission on the Year 2000 (1967), Toward the Year 2000: Work in Progress, special issue of Dædalus, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, The MIT Press. [2 mentions]

De Jouvenel, Bertrand (1967), The Art of Conjecture, New York, Basic Books. [4 mentions]

Ehrlich, Paul R (1968), The Population Bomb, Ballantine Books.

Jantsch, Erich (1967), Technological forecasting in perspective: a framework for technological forecasting, its techniques and organization, Paris, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Kahn, Herman & Wiener, Anthony J (1967), The Year 2000: A Framework for Speculation on the Next Thirty Years, New York, Macmillan.

McHale, John (1969), The Future of the Future, New York, G. Braziller.

McLuhan, Marshall (1962), The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man, University of Toronto Press.

McLuhan, Marshall (1964), Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, New York, Mentor.