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World Weavers: Globalization, Science Fiction, And The Cybernetic Revolution [Hardcover]

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World Weavers is the first study the relationship between globalization and science fiction. Scientific innovations provide citizens of different nations with a unique common ground and the means to establish new connections with distant lands. This book attempts to investigate how our world has grown more and more interconnected not only due to technological advances, but also to a shared interest in those advances and to what they might lead to in the future.

Science fiction has long been both literally and metaphorically linked to the emerging global village. It now takes on the task of exploring how the cybernetic revolution might transform the world and keep it one step ahead of the real world, despite ever-accelerating developments.



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Studio: University of Washington Press
Pages   307
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.8"
Weight:   1.25 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 28, 2006
Publisher   University of Washington Press
ISBN  9622097219  
ISBN13  9789622097216  


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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory > General
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory
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4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > Literary Theory
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6Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences
7Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > History & Criticism



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