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Foundation

Author: Isaac Asimov
Publisher: New York : Bantam, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Galactic Empire started dying, a great psychohistorian set up the foundation to preserve human culture and shorten 30,000 years of chaotic barbarism.
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Genre/Form: Epic fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Named Person: Hari Seldon, (Fictitious character); Hari Seldon, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov
ISBN: 0553293354 9780553293357
OCLC Number: 221493766
Notes: Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1951.
"A Bantam Spectra book"--Title page verso.
Description: 296 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Psychohistorians --
Pt. 2. Encyclopedists --
Pt. 3. Mayors --
Pt. 4. Traders --
Pt. 5. Merchant princes.
Responsibility: Isaac Asimov.

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When the Galactic Empire started dying, a great psychohistorian set up the foundation to preserve human culture and shorten 30,000 years of chaotic barbarism.

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