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The Pattern Of Expectation 1644-2001., Clarke,  I. F.

Author Name    Clarke, I. F.

Title   The Pattern Of Expectation 1644-2001.

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little spine fade.

Edition   First edition (& 1st printing).

Publisher    Jonathan Cape: London. 1979.

ISBN Number    0224014714 / 9780224014717

Seller ID   24365

Non-fiction: 344 pages.

''ranges widely through the literature of the future from its earliest days to the most recent forecasts of futurology, and takes in much work which tends to be ignored by historians of genre sf. This book broke new ground in the history and sociology of ideas, focusing on the interrelation between differing expectations and predictions of the future in different historical periods and the characteristic future images they yielded, in pictures as well as in words'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF).

Price = 10.00 GBP

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