Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears David Seed

ISBN: 9781846317552

Published: June 15th 2012

Hardcover

302 pages


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Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears  by  David Seed

Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears by David Seed
June 15th 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 302 pages | ISBN: 9781846317552 | 5.17 Mb

This timely book investigates fiction that speculates about wars likely to break out in the near or distant future. Ranging widely across periods and conflicts real and imagined, Future Wars explores the interplay between politics, literature,MoreThis timely book investigates fiction that speculates about wars likely to break out in the near or distant future.

Ranging widely across periods and conflicts real and imagined, Future Wars explores the interplay between politics, literature, science fiction, and war in a range of classic texts. Individual essays look at Reagan’s infamous “Star Wars” project, nuclear fiction, Martian invasion, and the Pax Americana.

The use of future war scenarios in military planning dates back to the nineteenth century, and Future Wars concludes with a US Army officer’s assessment of the continuing usefulness of future wars fiction.



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