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Seldon, Hari (Fictitious character)

Works: 66 works in 270 publications in 2 languages and 25,294 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Young adult works 
Classifications: PS3551.S5, 813.54
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Publications about Hari (Fictitious character) Seldon
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    Foundation's edge by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    17 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,758 libraries worldwide
    Interplanetary intrigue, hyperspace pursuit, and future technology combine with a desperate search for the planet Earth
    Foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    30 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,967 libraries worldwide
    One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest psychohistorian: Hari Seldon. For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare--that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire--both scientists and scholars--and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the Galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls his sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. And mankind's last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves, or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction
    Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    12 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 2,964 libraries worldwide
    In the year 12,020 G.E., Hari Seldon arrives in the domed city of Trantor and begins to develop his theory of psychohistory, which predicts the rise of a power greater than the Empire
    Forward the foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    16 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 2,940 libraries worldwide
    For nearly fifty years, Isaac Asimov thrilled millions of readers with his internationally bestselling Foundation Series, a spell-binding tale of the future that spans hundreds of years and dozens of worlds. Here, now, is Forward the Foundation, the seventh and final volume in the series. Completed just before his death, it is the Grand Master's last gift to his legions of admirers. Here, at last, is the story Asimov fans have been waiting for, an exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense that chronicles the second half of hero Hari Seldon's life as he struggles to perfect his revolutionary Theory of Psychohistory and establish the means by which the survival of humanity will be ensured: Foundation. For, as Seldon and his loyal band of followers know, the mighty Galactic Empire is crumbling, and its inevitable destruction will wreak havoc Galaxy-wide ... A resounding tour de force, Forward the Foundation brings full circle Asimov's renowned Foundation epic. It is the crowning achievement of a great writer's life, and a stunning testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov
    Foundation and earth by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    8 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
    Continues the Foundation trilogy. Golan Trevise, former councliman of the First Foundation, is entrusted with formidable task--to determine the future of Galactic development
    Second foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    32 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
    So far the Foundation was safe. But there was a hidden Second Foundation to protect the first. The Mule has yet to find it, but he was getting closer all the time. The men of the Foundation sought it, too, to escape from Mule's mind control. Only Arkady, a 14 year-old girl, seemed to have the answer, or did she?
    Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    23 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
    Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, which had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets?
    Foundation's triumph by David Brin( Book )
    10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
    A science-fiction novel featuring many kinds of robots. One is a robot wife, another is a wise robot who is 20,000 years old, a third is a robot who has equal rights with humans. The story centers on a man sent to the future to solve present problems
    Foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    11 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
    "Set in the far future, Foundation envisions a Galactic Empire that has thrived for 12,000 years, but whose decline into an age of barbarism lasting some thirty millennia is imminent--if the predictions of renegade psycho-historian Hari Seldon are accurate. Hoping to shorten the interval of this impending new Dark Age, Seldon convinces the Empire's Commission of Public Safety to allow him enact a diversionary plan--one full of surprising subterfugres and intrigues intended to create and protect a Foundation on which the future Empire will be erected. 'Foundation' and 'Empire' advances the story farther into the future, in which a technologically advanced Foundation triumphs over attacking forces of the collapsing Empire. Yet even as the Foundation emerges valiantly, in fulfillment of Hari Seldon's scheme, at the far corners of the Empire a powerful mutant, whose existence was never accounted for in Seldon's projections, emerges to overwhelm the Foundation and establish his own tyrannical version of the Empire. In 'Second Foundation', a new Second Foundation, whose whereabouts have been kept secret from the original Foundation for safety's sake, asserts itself as the true fulfillment of Hari Seldon's plans for the Empire--and thereby pits itself against a Foundation resentful of its usurped authority. "
    Foundation by Isaac Asimov( Sound Recording )
    8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
    Considered one of the great classics in the genre, Isaac Asimov's FOUNDATON trilogy describes the events spanning more than a thousand years and resulting in the creation of an ideal universal ruling corporation. In this initial volume, the Galactic Empire is beginning to die and the ends of the Galaxy are reverting to barbarism. Hari Seldon and his band of psychologists create a colony - the Foundation - to incubate art, science, and technology that would form the nucleus of the Second Empire. Utilizing the science of psychohistory and arranging to bring about a series of crises forcing the Empire to evolve more rapidly, they plot the course along which the Foundation grows
    Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov( Sound Recording )
    6 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
    2nd in Asimov's Foundation series. In this narrative, the Galactic empire established in the previous episode is decaying, consumed by its own immorality and scientific mismanagement. The Foundation is formed to fill the void but soon gains equal, if not superior, power to the disintegrating Empire
    Second foundation by Isaac Asimov( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
    The third book in the Foundation trilogy tells of the secretly evolved Second Foundation and of its struggles with a dangerous mutant
    Foundation ; Foundation and empire ; Second foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
    The Foundation, established after the Old Empire gives way to barbarism, fights against a mutant strain called the Mule and tries to get rid of the Second Foundation after learning it will inherit a future Empire
    Foundation's edge by Isaac Asimov( file )
    5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
    It is 498 years since the establishment of the First Foundation. Power struggles sweep the foundations as each drives toward becoming the controlling nucleus in the planned Second Galactic Empire. The destiny of humankind is at stake
    Chaos theory, Asimov's foundations and robots, and Herbert's Dune : the fractal aesthetic of epic science fiction by Donald Palumbo( Book )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
    Forward the foundation by Isaac Asimov( file )
    3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
    The Galactic Empire crumbles while Hari Seldon struggles to ensure human survival in final volume of Foundation series. 7th in the series
    Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov( file )
    3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
    It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future. Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction
    Foundation and earth by Isaac Asimov( file )
    3 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
    Centuries after the fall of the First Galactic Empire, mankind's descendants search for their legendary home, Earth. Fifth in the series
    Foundation and chaos by Greg Bear( Book )
    6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
    With the Empire in decline, brilliant robot R. Daneel Olivaw has been tapped to oversee the migration to Star's End, but his mission hits a snag when he discovers that other robots, as well as humans, are questioning his strategy
    Fundación by Isaac Asimov( Book )
    5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 83 libraries worldwide
    A band of psychologists plant a colony to encourage art, science, and technology in the declining Galactic Empire
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