Fifty years in a changing world.

by Chirol, Valentine Sir

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace in New York

Written in English
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Fifty years in a changing world (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Fifty years in a changing world. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chirol, Valentine, Sir, Fifty years in a changing world. London, J. Cape [] (OCoLC)   At home alike in both the natural and human sciences, the author gives an incisive analysis of the way change occurs both in terms of unpredictable discontinuities and gradually unfolding trends.

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YOUNGER NEXT YEAR draws on the very latest science of aging to show how men 50 or older can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, and continue to live like fifty-year-olds until well into their eighties.

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