The Future of the Past

The Future of the Past

An engrossing look at the cultural consequences of technological change and globalization

Space radar, infrared photography, carbon dating, DNA analysis, microfilm, digital data bases-we have better technology than ever for studying and preserving the past. And yet the by-products of technology threaten to destroy--in one or two generations--monuments, works of art, and ways of life that have survived thousands of years of hardship and war. This paradox is central… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2003)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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