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It is the story of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psycho-historian Hari Seldon ...Show synopsisIt is the story of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psycho-historian Hari Seldon, the only man who can see the horrors the future has in store: a dark age of ignorance, barbarism and violence that will last for thirty thousand years. Gathering together a band of courageous men and women, Seldon leads them to a hidden location at the edge of the galaxy where he hopes they can preserve human knowledge and wisdom against all who would destroy them. Asimov went on to add numerous sequels and prequels to the trilogy, building up what has become known as the Foundation series, but it is the original three books, first published in the Forties and Fifties, which remain the most powerful, imaginative and breathtaking.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good with no dust jacket. 0380001012. Light rubbing and...Very Good with no dust jacket. 0380001012. Light rubbing and edgewear with light creases on spine. Pages lightly tanned, page tops foxed. Previous owner's name stamp on title page and page bottoms; A very nice tight, square copy. Cover, endpapers and pages are clean and the binding is tight. No notes, underlining or highlighting. Original price intact.; 1.5 x 7.9 x 5.2 Inches; 225 pages.
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An old classic with powerful ideas. Asimov develops Psychohistory, a branch of mathematics that deals with predicting social and cultural behaviors and trends far into the future. It's application is to a galactic civilization that is crumbling but doesn't know it. He sets up a special body designed ...
The first time this trilogy was gathered together in this one-volume edition by Doubleday marked a wonderful event: more people were given access to the series given the Hugo award for the Best Series of all time. And the Foundation trilogy deserved it. It was awarded this honor over the Lensman series ...
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