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Amy C. Edmondson A Fuller Explanation

Appendix C: Sources of
Additional Information

All books, unless noted by an asterisk, are available from the Buckminster Fuller Institute,
Buckminster Fuller Institute
2040 Alameda Padre Serra, #224
Santa Barbara, CA 93103.

A number of versions of the Dymaxion Map can also be obtained; write the Institute for a complete list.

Or visit their website. Buckminster Fuller Institute home page.


Some of the other books by R. Buckminster Fuller (in addition to those listed in the bibliography) recommended for further reading:

Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969).
No More Secondhand God (Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969). Poems and essays.

Biographical Material

Robert Snyder, Buckminster Fuller: An Autographical Monologue Scenario, (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980). A great introduction, written by Fuller's son-in-law using Fuller's own words, with hundreds of photographs from the Fuller archives.
E. J. Applewhite, Cosmic Fishing (New York: Macmillan, 1977). Especially good for its description of the collaboration between Bucky and his long-time friend E. J. Applewhite in the process of writing Synergetics.
Hugh Kenner, BUCKY: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller (New York: William Morrow, 1973).

Geodesic Mathematics

Hugh Kenner, Geodesic Math: And How to Use It (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1976).
Geodesic Math: And How to Use it Is soon to be published on the internet by Rick Bono.

World Game

"50 Years of Design Science Revolution and the World Game," historical documentation (articles, clippings) with commentary by Fuller, 1969. Available only through the Buckminster Fuller Institute.
Medard Gabel, Earth, Energy and Everyone (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975).
Medard Gabel, HO-ping: Food For Everyone (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1976).

Write for newsletter, information about seminars and workshops, and list of available material to:
The World Game,
3215 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104.
World Game Institute home page
Phone: (215) 387-0220
Fax: (215) 387-3009

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