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Author Abbott, Carl.

Title Frontiers past and future : science fiction and the American West / Carl Abbott.

Imprint Lawrence, Kans. : University Press of Kansas, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.0876209 Ab26f 2006    ---  Axe Inventory 2024
 FSCC Non-Fiction  813.087 ABB 2006    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  813.0876 Abb    ---  Available
Description viii, 230 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-218) and index.
Contents Introduction : Launching pads -- Never final frontiers -- Beyond Alaska: Sourdoughs, Lunies, Belters, and other tough guys -- Science projects -- Johnny Appleseed, John Wayne, and homesteading on the extraterrestrial frontier -- Frontier democracy -- On the urban edge -- Information everywhere : Pacific destinies in the twenty-first century -- Bigger than Texas! Americans, our Wests, and science fiction.
Subject Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Alternative histories (Fiction), American -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
Western stories -- History and criticism.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
Literature and history -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
ISBN 0700614303 (alk. paper)

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