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Nine chains to the moon. by R. Buckminster Fuller

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Published by Southern Illinois Univ. Pr. in Carbondale .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civilization

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB151 .F8 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5879733M
LC Control Number63010414
OCLC/WorldCa217740

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In Nine Chains to the Moon R. Buckminster Fuller takes up his own challenge and brilliantly displays the unique daring of his ideas. In the course of his analysis he makes us question our commonly-accepted notions of Euclidian geometry, "good" architecture, classical solutions to economic problems, and even our use of  › Books › Science Fiction & Fantasy › Science Fiction. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), Nine chains to the moon. Carbondale, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr   Following Einstein's appreciative letter, Lippincott published "Nine Chains" in The only periodical to give the book a good review was Newsweek, describing it as, "a 3-ring circus - high-wire acts, blaring bands, clowning and all - with one man as the whole Nine chains to the moon by R. Buckminster Fuller, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Febru | History. An edition of Nine chains to the moon () Nine chains to the moon. by R. Buckminster Fuller

out of 5 stars review of nine chains. Reviewed in the United States on Ap This was Bucky's first book. The reader will find it clever and imaginative, though rough going due to the technical and philosophical format. The sentences are lengthy and I suggest keeping a dictionary along :// Arcturus Books / Southern Illinois University Press, Fifth Edition. Softcover with Illustrated wraps. pp., 5 x 8 inches. Very Good with rubbing to the wraps, mild shelf wear and creasing to the cover along the spine. Previous owner's inscription to the title page. Cover price blacked out by   THE discoverers of "Nine Chains to the Moon" describe it as possibly one of those books which, published once or twice in a century, "dominate an entire generation and revolutionize a   Certain small packets were made and given to him. He put them, one by one, in the breast of his inner coat, counted out the money for them, and deliberately left the shop. “There is nothing more to do,” said he, glancing upward at the moon, “until to-morrow. I can’t sleep.” The chemist

Pages lightly toned. Previous owner details written large on half title page. Bronze cloth lightly rubbed and lightly soiled. Foldouts intact. First Edition, First Printing. We specialize in rare and out-of-print :// Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), Nine chains to the moon. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co. [©]   Other articles where Nine Chains to the Moon is discussed: R. Buckminster Fuller: Legacy: Fuller’s book Nine Chains to the Moon () is an outline of his general technological strategy for maximizing the social applications of energy resources. He further developed this and other themes in such works as No More Secondhand God (), Utopia or Oblivion (), Operating Manual for Midwest Book Review “Any reader who wants to understand Iranian history through the experiences of young people who themselves are changing will find Moon at Nine a riveting, different read that rests firmly on compelling characters facing an array of changes. Highly recommended for young adult readers in grade 9 and up.”—Midwest Book Review