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AS3219 American Business and Technology:
From the Armory System to Microsoft
Semester 1 2000-2001
Dr. Ian Gordon
AS7/02-29
Ph. 874 4694

Lecture 8
From Science Fiction to Science: Imagination and Technological Development

Reading:
Jenkins, Henry. Media and Imagination: A Short History of American Science Fiction. MIT Link

Additional:
Andrews, Lori B. The Clone Age Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1999. Chapter One          NUS Library Holdings
Cheng, John. "Amazing, Astounding, Wonder: Popular Science, Culture And The Emergence Of Science Fiction In The United States, 1926-1939." Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1997. NUS Library Holdings
Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams our Stuff is Made of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York : Free Press, 1998. NUS Library Holdings

See also
Life Magazine on the Space Race
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media in Transition site
http://media-in-transition.mit.edu/science_fiction/

Links will be added to the following after lectures:
Lecture Outline
Study Guide

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