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Vacation stories : five science fiction tales

Author: Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Laura Otis
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features five early science fiction tales that take a politically subversive look at the nature, allure, and danger of scientific curiosity.

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Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Santiago Ramón y Cajal; Laura Otis
ISBN: 0252026551 9780252026553
OCLC Number: 45102849
Description: xxiii, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: For a secret offense, secret revenge --
The fabricator of honor --
The accursed house --
The corrected pessimist --
The natural man and the artificial man.
Other Titles: Cuentos de vacaciones.
Responsibility: Santiago Ramón y Cajal ; translated from the Spanish by Laura Otis.

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"Stories focus on the uses and misuses of science as it affects both the scientists and their families and contemporaries... Ramn y Cajal was himself an eminent scientist who retained a faith in the Read more...

 
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