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