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Imagining urban futures : cities in science fiction and what we might learn from them / Carl Abbott.

By: Abbott, Carl, 1944- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, c2016Description: 261 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780819576712 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Science fiction, American -- History and criticism | Cities and towns in literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Imagining urban futures
Contents:
Techno city; or, Dude, where's my aircar? -- Machines for breathing -- Migratory cities -- Utopia with walls: the carceral city -- Crabgrass chaos -- Soylent Green is people! varieties of urban crisis -- Keep out, you idiots! the deserted city -- Market and mosaic -- Afterword: Cities that will work.
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - April 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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