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This book is about the human desire to experiment with empire. In the past it was done with real soldiers and expeditions and slaves and trade and misery and force. In the future it will be done with generation ships and off-world pioneers, robots and invasion, electronic sheep and people who just don't want to be pushed around any more. Beginning with a discussion of who `we' are (hopefully, the good guys) and who `they' are (anyone who isn't us), this narrative scans the lights of science fiction looking at the places ...

Science Fiction and Empire 2010, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846315046


Science Fiction and Empire 2007, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846310249