Review of a book telling how people coped with the uncertainty of the future in everyday life in the United States between the Civil War and World War I. During half a century, predictions of crops, weather, economic trends, and even daily fortune, from contested attempts to tell the future, became routinized as probabilistic tools for risk management.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Titolo:||Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America. ByJamie L. Pietruska.|
|Rivista:||BUSINESS HISTORY REVIEW|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007680519000126|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||2.2 Recensione in rivista|