The Coming of Post-Industrial Society. A Venture in Social Forecasting.
BELL Daniel (1974.)
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First UK edition. 8vo. xiii, , 507,  pp. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt on light blue ground, top edge in blue, dust jacket. A near fine copy. London, Heinemann.
A classic study by the American sociology Daniel Bell tracing the emergence of the post-industrial society, originally published in America in the previous year. For Bell, the post-industrial society denotes the emergence of the service economy and the importance of knowledge for creating stratification in the new society, a shift from the 'economics of goods' to the 'economics of information'.
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