Past Visions of the American Future
Joseph J. Corn, Brian Horrigan
Explore the fascinating world of yesterday's visionaries in this colorful and insightful book. Enormous skyscrapers, streamlined homes, flying cars, and robotic warfare were just a few of the things Americans dreamed for the future in the last century. Drawing from a variety of sources, including pop culture, science fiction, and world fair exhibits, this book showcases the confidence and naive faith Americans had in science and technology. Discover the rich history of past dreams of the future, and how they shaped our understanding of the world today.
First Published in 1984