The Cowboy Politics of an Enlightened Future - History, Expansionism, and Guardianship in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction
Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) was one of the central writers in the formative period of American science fiction, and among the first to emphasize the societal and political importance of the genre. This dissertation examines the themes of history, frontier expansionism, and guardianship in Asimov's key works, the Robot and Foundation series, in order to view his influence on the development ...
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Public examination: 9.9.2016