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Science fiction television : a history

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Series: Praeger television collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Science Fiction Television traces the development of the genre as a distinct cultural phenomenon within the context of broader developments in American culture as a whole." "In the process, it offers a unique and informative guide for television fans and science fiction fans alike, one whose coverage is unprecedented in its scope and breath. A must-read for anyone interested in its subject or in American popular  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 0275981649 9780275981648
OCLC Number: 54966419
Description: 201 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Early predecessor to the The Twilight Zone: the birth of science fiction television --
From Doctor Who to Star Trek: science fiction television comes of age --
Lean years to Star Trek: The Next Generation: science fiction television is reborn --
The golden nineties: science fiction television in an age of plenty --
Back to the future: science fiction television in the new millennium.
Series Title: Praeger television collection.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.
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"Science Fiction Television traces the development of the genre as a distinct cultural phenomenon within the context of broader developments in American culture as a whole." "In the process, it offers a unique and informative guide for television fans and science fiction fans alike, one whose coverage is unprecedented in its scope and breath. A must-read for anyone interested in its subject or in American popular culture, Science Fiction Television is a history of one of television's most lasting forms of entertainment."--Jacket.

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