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Final frontiers : science fiction and techno-science in non-aligned India

Author: Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2020 ©2020
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 61
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book-length study of the relationship between science fiction, the techno-scientific policies of independent India, and the global non-aligned movement that emerged as a response to the Cold War and decolonization. Today, we see the trend of science fiction writers being used by governments as advisors on techno-scientific policies and defence industries. But such relationships between literature,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mukherjee, Upamanyu Pablo.
Final frontiers.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1089437749
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee
ISBN: 9781789624465 1789624460
OCLC Number: 1140377193
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 192 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Laboratory lives --
The uses of weapons --
Energy matters
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 61
Responsibility: Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

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This is the first sustained exploration of therelationship between post-colonial science fiction, Indian techno-scientificpolicies, and the non-aligned movement. It shows the critical role played  Read more...

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