Monday, October 09, 2006
The Third Wave
By Alvin Toffler
William Morrow &Company March, 1980 December 16, 2004
By Matthew Maly (Kiev, Ukraine)
When I started this book, I could not put it down before I finished it. For a month after that, I could not think of anything else but what I have read, and for the next twenty years I had countless occasions to see that the book was profoundly right.
The book was written for a lay reader, simple and fun to read, and yet, I am sure that it will be seen as one of the most influential science books of the 20th century.
History and sociology have two periods: before and after The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler.
[In the comment that follows, 'The Cybenetic Revolution and the Crisis of Capitalism' by Carl Davidson and Jerry Harris, the authors combine Marxist analysis with Toffler's ideas. Their article is reprinted, cited and use in colleges courses worldwide, including by the US Army War College, among many others.]
Posted by Carl Davidson at 10:05 PM