Edward Weeks (review date August 1970)
SOURCE: Weeks, Edward. Review of Future Shock, by Alvin Toffler. Atlantic Monthly 226 (August 1970): 112.
[In the following review, Weeks describes Future Shock as “ the most prophetic, disturbing, and stimulating social study of this year,” commenting that Toffler's argument throughout the book is cohesive and conclusive.]
“Rising calm through change and through storm” are the last words of “Fair Harvard,” and as they sang the words reverently at the last Commencement, some few of the alumni must have wondered what new and portentous changes would descend on this, the most staid of our universities in the year ahead. Some part of the answer...
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