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Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction (Liverpool Science Fiction Texts Studies) ePub download

by Gannon

  • Author: Gannon
  • ISBN: 0853236984
  • ISBN13: 978-0853236986
  • ePub: 1963 kb | FB2: 1874 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Politics & Government
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press (November 5, 2003)
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 167
  • Format: azw lrf lit lrf
Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction (Liverpool Science Fiction Texts  Studies) ePub download

A fascinating study of the interrelations between science fiction and military developments. He has had novellas in Analog and the War World series. His nonfiction book "Rumors of War and Infernal Machines" won the 2006 ALA Outstanding Text Award.

A fascinating study of the interrelations between science fiction and military developments.

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The book investigates an exchange between future-war fiction and political . An essential acquisition for collections of science fiction and military history.

The book investigates an exchange between future-war fiction and political entities in Victorian and Edwardian Britain and in the USA through and beyond the Cold Wa. .The Year's Work In English Studies.

Gannon convincingly demonstrates that military fiction anticipated and even influenced the evolution of the tank .

Gannon convincingly demonstrates that military fiction anticipated and even influenced the evolution of the tank, the development of the airplane, and also the bitter political battles within Britain's War Office and the Admiralty. These imaginative Victorian texts were also the direct discursive forebears of American hard science fiction, which in the past fifty years has been increasingly dominated by speculations about advanced military technology. Indeed, the relationship between American hard science fiction and. 4. Rumors of war and infernal machines. future warfare is often overtly institutionalized.

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Charles E. Gannon, Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003), 91–93. 52. Herbert George Wells, The World Set Free (London: Collins’ Clear-Type Press, 1921). 53. Paul A. Carter, The Creation of Tomorrow: Fifty Years of Magazine Science Fiction (New York: Columbia University Press, 1977), 12. oogle Scholar.

book by Charles E. This provocative and unique work reveals the remarkably influential role of futuristic literature on contemporary political power in America.

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