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The Challenge of Man's Future
The Challenge of Man's Future
By Harrison Brown
Viking, 1954, 290 pp

One of the more important books to deal with the projection of the relationship between population and resources. The author, a geochemist who assembles a great deal of pertinent information from a number of fields, is on the pessimistic side. While technology may permit the feeding of many more people, its application, especially if a delayed crisis is to be avoided, would require enormous social reorganization and control.