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Sci-fi chronicles : a visual history of the galaxy's greatest science fiction

Author: Guy Haley
Publisher: London : Aurum Press, 2014.
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This book is the definitive encyclopedia for the science fiction fanatic. From Barbarella to Blade Runner, from Solaris to Star Wars, and from 1984 to 2001, Sci-Fi Chronicles seeks out 200 of the greatest galactic creations. Presented in an arresting blend of incisive text, infographic timelines, and stunning photographs, each chronologically arranged entry features an entertaining overview written by a science  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Haley
ISBN: 9781781313596 1781313598
OCLC Number: 885450888
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 576 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1818-1925. Early science fiction : the birth of a genre --
1920-50. The days of pulp : the 'golden age' of science fiction --
1950-70. The era of the atom : the marvels and perils of science --
1970-90. Dark futures : apocalypses and the war in space --
1990-present. The adventure continues : modern science fiction --
Famous space ships --
The science fiction chronology --
Genre definitions.
Responsibility: general editor, Guy Haley ; foreword by Stephen Baxter.

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