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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Decades of Science Fiction Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Through World War I Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Master Zacharius by Jules Verne The Crystal Egg by H.G. Wells Chapter 2: The Twenties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Disintegration Machine by Arthur Conan Doyle The Metal Man by Jack Williamson Chapter 3: The Thirties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Mad Moon by Stanley Weinbaum Misfit by Robert Heinlein Chapter 4: The Forties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media Robbie by Isaac Asimov That Only a Mother by Judith Merril Chapter 5: The Fifties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Exiles by Ray Bradbury Scanners Live in Vain by Cordwainer Smith Death Between the Stars by Marion Zimmer Bradley Chapter 6: The Sixties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Ship Who Sang by Anne McCaffrey "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman by Harlan Ellison The Electric Ant by Phillip K. Dick Chapter 7: The Seventies Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Sliced-Crosswise-Only-on-Tuesday-World by Phillip Jose Farmer Cloak of Anarchy by Larry Niven The Hunting by Doris Beetem The Thaw by Tanith Lee Chapter 8: The Eighties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media Valhalla by Gregory Benford Skin Deep by Kristine Kathryn Rusch For I Have Touched the Sky by Mike Resnick At the Rialto by Connie Willis Chapter 9: The Nineties Timeline Historical Context Developments in Science Fiction Science Fiction in Other Media The Abduction of Bunny Steiner, or a Shameless Lie by Thomas Disch Steelcollar Worker by Vonda N. McIntyre The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke Clean Up Your Room! by Laura Anne Gilman Selected Bibliography Acknowledgements Index of Authors and Titles. Bookseller Inventory #

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Decades of Science Fiction is an anthology of 27 short stories that illustrate the development and popularity of the genre. Through its collection of well-chosen, classic stories, it allows students to trace the evolution of science fiction from the days of H.G Wells and Verne through the present. The text contains important historical and contextual information and demonstrates how science fiction, the adaptable genre, relates to the important issues of our lives.

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