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Title Presenting futures past : science fiction and the history of science / edited by Amanda Rees and Iwan Rhys Morus.
Co-Author Rees, Amanda, 1972- (editor contributor)
Publisher Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press
Creation Date 2019
Content Presenting futures past : science fiction and the history of science / Amanda Rees and Iwan Rhys Morus -- Looking into the future : the telectroscope that wasn't there / Iwan Rhys Morus -- Thought transfer and mind control between science and fiction : Fedor Ilʹin's The Valley of New Life (1928) / Nikolai Krementsov -- Darwin on the cutting-room floor : evolution, religion, and film censorship / David A. Kirby -- Chinese science fiction : imported and indigenous / Lisa Raphals -- Hylozoic anticolonialism : archaic modernity, internationalism, and electromagnetism in British Bengal, 1909-1940 / Projit Bihari Mukharji -- Parallel prophecies : science fiction and futurology in the twentieth century / Peter J. Bowler -- Locating Kexue Xiangsheng (Science crosstalk) in relation to the selective tradition of Chinese science fiction / Nathaniel Isaacson -- Playing games with technology : fictions of science in the Civilization series / Will Slocombe -- War and peace in British science fiction fandom, 1936-1945 / Charlotte Sleigh and Alice White -- Old woman and the sea : evolution and the feminine aquatic / Erika Lorraine Milam -- Ahead of time : Gerald Feinberg and the governance of futurity / Colin Milburn -- Environmental futures, now and then : crisis, systems modeling, and speculative fiction / Lisa Garforth -- Sleeping science-fictionally : nineteenth-century utopian fictions and contemporary sleep research / Martin Willis -- From technician's extravaganza to logical fantasy : science and society in John Wyndham's postwar fiction, 1951-1960 / Amanda Rees -- The speculative present : how Michael Crichton colonized the future of science and technology / Joanna Radin -- Gaming the apocalypse in the time of antibiotic resistance / Lorenzo Servitje.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Osiris, 0369-7827
Format v, 346 pages : illustrations
26 cm.
Host Item Osiris a research journal devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences. no:34
Language English
Identifier ISBN022668041X
System Number 990052918440205171

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