Alvin Toffler | Criticism

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SOURCE: Clarke, Michael. Review of War and Anti-War: Survival at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century, by Alvin and Heidi Toffler. International Affairs 70, no. 3 (July 1994): 538-39.

In the following review, Clarke questions some of the central ideas put forth in War and Anti-War, but recommends the book as one that raises important questions about the future.

The Tofflers have appropriated the future in their seemingly endless quest for an understanding of post-modernism. Here [in War and Anti-War] they turn their attention to the problem of war in the twenty-first century and provide a breathless account of ‘third wave’ society getting to grips with future conflicts. They trace the development of new military doctrines in the United States, some of the more televisual experiences of the Gulf War, and knit this into the context of post-modern business organizations coping with the info-tech revolution. They give us an account of...

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