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|literature - Twain||Solar System||2050||Bova, Ben. "Sam and the Prudent Jurist " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1997); pg. 227.||Pg. 227: "All I really saw of the little guy was a sawed-off blur of motion topped with rusty red hair. Huckleberry Finn at Mach 5. "; Pg. 235: "He gave me his Huck Finn grin. "|
|literature - Twain||Sweden||1975||Batchelor, John Calvin. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica. New York: Dial Press (1983); pg. 18.||"Sometimes it sounded like D'Artagnan playing Twenty Questions with Huck Finn (the most Norse of American heroes)... "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1876||Thomsen, Brian M. "Bloodstained Ground " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 275.||[This alternative history story, pg. 275-292, is about Mark Twain becoming a celebrated leader of American military battles against Indians (Native Americans), after disappointing sales of Life on the Mississippi and The Tales of Huckleberry Finn caused him to abandon his writing career.]|
|literature - Twain||USA||1982||Straub, Peter. Koko. New York: E. P. Dutton (1988); pg. 479.||"The shelves provided a graph of his reading--from Grimm's Fairy Tales and Babar to Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov. Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1982||Willis, Connie. "Service for the Burial of the Dead " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 46.||[Willis's introduction mentions borrowing the idea for this story from "Tom Sawyer by way of General Hospital, and who knows where else it had been. " Mark Twain and Aunt Polly mentioned specifically. In a tip-of-the-hat move, one of the characters, mentioned on the first page of the story, is 'old Mr. Finn.' A 'Dr. Sawyer' is mentioned, pg. 57.]|
|literature - Twain||USA||1983||Knight, Damon. "Forever " in One Side Laughing. New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; 1981); pg. 227.||"...the best-selling novels were Mark Twain's Life in an Iceberg, The Borderland by Robert Louis Stevenson, and The Society of Ink-Tasters by Arthur Conan Doyle. "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1985||Bear, Greg. "Dead Run " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1985); pg. 159.||"'I was a librarian. When all those horrible people tried to take books out of my library, I fought them. I tried to reason with them . . . They wanted to remove Salinger and Twain and Baum . . .' "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1993||Brust, Steven. Agyar. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 225.||Mark Twain College (other refs. to that school)|
|literature - Twain||USA||1998||DeFalco, Tom & Adam-Troy Castro. X-Men and Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 2: The Present. New York: Berkley (1998); pg. 133.||"Spider-Man spotted the Oxford Mark Twain... "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1998||Maggin, Elliot S. Kingdom Come. New York: Time Warner (1998); pg. ix.||[Acknowledgments] "Legends pass from one hand to another... I must pay homage... Walter Elias Disney and Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Thomas Jefferson... "|
|literature - Twain||USA||1999||Willis, Connie. "Epiphany " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 306.||Mark Twain, Gene Stratton Porter|
|literature - Twain||USA||2010||Bury, Stephen. Interface. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 98.||Pg. 98 and 537: Mark Twain|
|literature - Twain||USA||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 50.||"...built-in bookcases stuffed with volumes: Walden, Two Years Before the Mast, The Canterbury Tales, Paradise Lost, The Complete Shakespeare, Huckleberry Finn, Great Expectations... "|
|literature - Twain||USA||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 55.||"...and the extravagant remake of Huckleberry Finn released in 2010, the hundredth anniversary of Mark Twain's death. They had ridden the replica steamboats at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. If the boats were slow, they said, let them be fun. However spartan the accommodations within, let them look like floating palaces from the shore... Life on the Mississippi... " [Many more references to Mark Twain, not all in DB. Also pg. 57, 65, 78]|
|literature - Twain||USA||2095||Heinlein, Robert A. "'If This Goes On--' " in Revolt in 2100. New York: Baen (1981; story copyright 1940); pg. 127.||"...he looked like the pictures of Mark Twain, an angry Mark Twain. "|
|literature - Twain||Utah: Beaver County||2010||Hickman, Tracy. The Immortals. New York: ROC/Penguin Books (1997; c. 1996); pg. 178.|| "'I thought I'd never find you, boy.' Michael's voice shook from his own excitement and relief.
'Well, you know what Mark Twain said about the reports of his own death being greatly exaggerated.' "
|literature - Twain||Washington, D.C.||1982||Straub, Peter. Koko. New York: E. P. Dutton (1988); pg. 84.||"On the sheet next to her hand lay a copy of Huckleberry Finn. The placement of the bookmark showed that she had nearly finished reading it. "|
|literature - Twain||world||1944||Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Striking the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. 226.|| "'Remember that bit in Tom Sawyer? 'First Pipes--'I've Lost My Knife, ' something like that. I know just how Tom felt. That stuff is strong.'
'Let me try,' Sam said, and took the pipe from her... "
|literature - Twain||world||1967||Koontz, Dean R. "Soft Come the Dragons " in Dragon Tales (Isaac Asimov, ed.) New York: Ballantine (1982; c. 1967); pg. 184.||Pg. 184, 186, 189|
|literature - Twain||world||1994||Brust, Steven. Five Hundred Years After. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 443.|| "Paarfi: As you wish. Name some of your favorite writers, please...
Brust: Twain, Shakespeare-- "
|literature - Twain||world||2005||Bear, Greg. Eon. New York: Bluejay (1985); pg. 47.|| "He held out a small book bound in milky plastic. She thumbed through the pages. The paper was thin and tough. The language was English, though the typeface was unusual--too many serifs. She opened the title page.
'Tom Sawyer,' she read, 'by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain.' The publication date was 2110. She closed the book and put it down, swallowing hard.
'Well?' Lanier asked softly.
She looked up at him, frowning...
'You've wondered why I'm so tired looking,' Lanier said.
'Do you understand, now?'
'Because of this . . . library?'
'Partly,' he said.
'It's from the future. The Stone is from the future.'
'We're not certain of that,' he said.
'But that's why I'm here . . . to help you figure out how.'
'There are other puzzles, equally mystifying, and perhaps they all tie together.'
She opened the book again. 'Published by Greater Georgia General, in cooperation with Harpers of the Pacific.' "
|literature - Twain||world||2012||Clarke, Arthur C. The Ghost from the Grand Banks. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 35.||"...Thomas Hardy's embarrassingly feeble poem, 'The Convergence of the Twain.' "|
|literature - Twain||world||2015||Willis, Connie. "Even the Queen " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1992); pg. 84.||Pg. 84: Mark Twain|
|literature - Twain||world||2030||Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 104.||"Albert Einstein was talking to Mark Twain. "|
|literature - Twain||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 3.||"It was fun to see the panicky look on Sam's Huck Finn face when I would bring up the subject of marriage. "|
|literature - Twain||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 39.|| "'Remember than an American writer once said: 'There is no character, howsowever good and fine, but can be destroyed by ridicule.' '
' 'By ridicule, howsoever poor and witless,' ' the Pope finished the citation. 'Mark Twain.'
'That's right,' said Sam. "
|literature - Twain||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Tourist Sam " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998); pg. 192.||"He was a combination of Huckleberry Finn and Long John Silver, with a bit of Chuck Yeager thrown in. "|
|literature - Twain||world||2182||Cowper, Richard. "Out There Where the Big Ships Go " in The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: 24th Series (Edward L. Ferman, ed.) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1982); pg. 119.||"He sat down... then flipped open the back of the cabinet and ran his eye down the familiar index. Nelson, Camelot, Kennedy, Pasteur, Alan Quartermain, Huck Finn, Tarzan, Frodo, Titus Groan... "|
|literature - Twain||world||2233||Moffett, Judith. Pennterra. New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc. (1987); pg. 78.|| "Byron had grown up in St. Louis, by a Mississippi River too befouled for anything but snapping turtles to enter with impunity, let alone pleasure, but as a boy he had passionately loved the book Tom Sawyer.... But it had never been his childhood fantasy to live on an Amish farm, whereas for several preadolescent years he had hankered almost obsessively after Tom's and Huck's casual involvement with their Mississippi River.
The muddy stream made hazardous by currents, through which Tom Sawyer swam out to his tree-shaggy island, was perhaps not much like the clear, open reaches of this lake. Still less was Jackson's Island of the novel like this bald hump of rocks with its tattered yellow skullcap of 'moss,' and anyway Byron hadn't thought about Tom Sawyer for years and years. "
|literature - Twain||world||2500||Paterson, Katherine. "The Last Dog " in Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About the Future (Michael Cart, ed.) New York: Scholastic Press (1999); pg. 122.||"They had strange names like Huck Finn and M. C. Higgins the Great. "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||Deep Space 9||2370||ab Hugh, Dafydd. Fallen Heroes (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1994); pg. 227.||"...so he clamped the flash between cheek and shoulder, oriented it onto the control-pad circuit diagram by twisting his body like Quasimodo, the Hunchback of Notre Dame. "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||France||2372||Pedersen, Ted. Trapped in Time (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 103.|| "Picard stepped over and removed one particular book from the shelf. He handed it to Jake.
The book was Victor Hugo's novel of the French Revolution, Les Miserables. It was a rather plain-looking book and was extremely old... "
|literature - Victor Hugo||France||2372||Pedersen, Ted. Trapped in Time (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 12.||"Jake found Paris in early summer to be a symphony for the senses. This was the city that had beckoned to writers, from Victor Hugo to Ernest Hemingway, and most recently the Vulcan poet Olvek... "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||galaxy||2294||Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 255.||"...even simple homeliness had been purged from the colony's gene pool. Poor Bones, Kirk thought, recalling the doctor's somewhat lived-in features. He must look like Quasimodo to them. "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||galaxy||2373||Wright, Susan. The Badlands, Book Two (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1999); pg. 135.||"Sisko would never forget Eddington's expression when he realized that his capture was resulting in the end of the dreams of the Maquis. It was a little reality seeping into his grand illusion of living out Les Miserables. "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||Guernsey||1944||Allred, Lee. "The Greatest Danger " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 199.|| "Sally ignored that last comment. 'Lots of famous people have lived here [on Guernsey Island]: Victor Hugo . . .'
'. . . Victor Hugo. Oh, and Victor Hugo.' Verwoerd smiled. 'Yes, I know. 'The Channel Islands are little pieces of France dropped in the sea and scooped up by England.' ' He took a step back to stare at his progress, then started painting again. 'There's a statue of him in the park, and little plaques all over St. Peter Port, I imagine: 'Victor Hugo Slept Here.' ' "
|literature - Victor Hugo||Oklahoma||1943||Bishop, Michael. Brittle Innings. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 234.||Quasimodo|
|literature - Victor Hugo||Quebec||1982||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 30.|| "...his copy of Les Miserables, which he'd just finished reading for his French literature course. Jean Valjean had stolen a loaf of bread, and no matter what he did, he could not undo that fact; until his dying day, his record was marked. Pierre's record was marked, too, one way or the other, but there was no way to read it. If he were like Valjean--if he were a convict--then he had a Javert, too, endlessly pursuing him, eventually fated to catch up.
In the book, the tables had turned, with Inspector Javert ending up being the one incapable of escaping his birthright. Unable to alter what he was, he took the only way out, plunging from a parapet into the icy waters of the Seine below. "
|literature - Victor Hugo||USA||1973||Goldman, William. The Princess Bride. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1973); pg. 12.||Hugo; The Hunchback of Notre Dame|
|literature - Victor Hugo||USA||2000||Mann, William J. "Say Goodbye to Middletown " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 248.||Hunchback of Notre Dame|
|literature - Victor Hugo||Utah||1872||Verne, Jules. Around the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George M. Towle. New York: Bantam (1988; c. 1873); pg. 117.||[Chapter 27] The train reached Ogden at two o'clock, where it rested for six hours, Mr. Fogg and his party had time to pay a visit to Salt Lake City, connected with Ogden by a branch road; and they spent two hours in this strikingly American town, built on the pattern of other cities of the Union, like a checker-board, "with the sombre sadness of right-angles, " as Victor Hugo expresses it. The founder of the City of the [Latter-day] Saints could not escape from the taste for symmetry which distinguishes the Anglo-Saxons.|
|literature - Victor Hugo||Washington||1905||Gloss, Molly. Wild Life. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000); pg. 185.||"The backbone and foundation of my mother's bookshelf was Emerson and Montaigne, but her taste ran out to the further extremities: Grimm's Fairy Tales, Dickens, Scottish Chiefs, Ivanhoe, Days of Bruce, Victor Hugo... "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||1998||Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 41.||Pg. 41: "Doubts had been entertained, and while it was no longer considered good form to express those doubts in the manner of Voltaire and that lot, the Christian sentiments to be found in the leading writers of the time--in Tennyson, Emerson, Dickens, George Eliot, Hugo, Tolstoi--are chiefly just that: sentiments. Jesus is admired as a moral exemplar, but his divinity has become a polite fiction, much like the monarchy of England. "; Pg. 60: "But he [Verne] also foresaw that the French language would be overwhelmed by English, and the poet-hero of his novel would search bookstores, hopelessly, for the works of Victor Hugo--exactly the dire fate that French intellectuals still profess to dread. "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||2000||Bellamy, Edward. Looking Backward. New York: Random House (1951; c. 1887); pg. 117.||"'Here are your friends,' said Edith, indicating one of the cases, and as my eye glanced over the names on the backs of the volumes, Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth..., Thackeray, Hugo, Hawthorne, Irving, and a score of other great writers of my time and all time... "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||2002||Le Guin, Ursula K. The Lathe of Heaven. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1971); pg. 88.||Pg. 88: Long quote from Victor Hugo's Travailleurs de la Mer; Pg. 151: "Il descend, reveille, l'autre cote du reve.
--Hugo, Contemplations "
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||2020||Bear, Greg. "Sisters " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1989); pg. 223.||"'...He made a life mask of me last year to turn me into the Hunchback of Notre Dame...' "|
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Sam's War " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1994); pg. 90.||"'Sam,' I said as gently as I could, 'you must remember that Esmeralda loves the young poet, not Quasimodo.' " [More.]|
|literature - Victor Hugo||world||2100||Gloss, Molly. The Dazzle of Day. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 23-24.||"...a single crate of twenty-six books that will travel with me to the Miller. The size of the box, the bulk and weight that are permitted to me, have forced me to providence: I have kept Zardoya's translations of Whitman, but nothing of Calderon. Have put aside Le Grand Meaulnes, kept Les Miserables... had I put Song of the Lark in the stacks to be given away... "|
|Lollards||world||1300 C.E.||Anderson, Poul. There Will Be Time. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1972); pg. 145.||"Thus, Martin Luther was not the first Protestant in the true sense--doctrinal as well as political--of that word. He was simply the first to make it stick. And his success was built on the failure of centuries, Hussites, Lollards, Albigensians... "|
|Lozi||Zambia||2010||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 77.|| "'You'll mostly see men here today, men and boys. It's Sunday so some of the men will be drunk. The women and girls are off in the bush. They gather wild fruit, nuts, berries, that kind of stuff.'
There was no sanitation here, no sewage system. The people--women and girls--carried their water from a communal standpipe in yellowed plastic bowls and bottles. For their toilet they went into the bush. There was nothing made of metal, so far as she could see, save... a few tools.
Not even any education...
Younger eyed her. 'These people are basically hunter-gatherers. A hundred and fifty years ago they were living late Stone Age lives in the bush. Now, hunting is illegal. And so, this.'
'Why don't they return to the bush?'
'Would you?' " [More about this village in Kalahari region, not in DB. These people are identified later as Lozi.]
|Lozi||Zambia||2011||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 268.|| "Cornelius said, 'Maybe it comes from his belief system. His people had Christianity imposed on them, but the Lozi have kept many of their old beliefs. They believe in an afterlife, but it isn't a place of punishment or reward. This world, of illness and crop failure and famine and short, brutal lives, is where you suffer. In the next life you are happy. They wear tribal markings so that when they die they are placed with their relatives.'
She asked Michael if he believed there would be a happy life for the world and the stars, after they died.Oh yes, the translating machine said. Oh yes. But not for people. We have to make it right for others. Do you see?
'Moses,' Malenfant growled. 'Moses and the Promised Land. Are humans like Moses, Michael?'
Yes, oh yes.
But she was not sure if they had understood each other. "
|Lozi||Zambia||2017||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 434.||"Michael shrugged. My people, in Zambia, believed that we, on Earth, are the dead. Left behind by the true living, who have passed through their graves. " [Also pg. 268. Michael, one of the novel's main characters, is from the Lozi tribe, but his tribal affiliation is mentioned perhaps only once by name in the novel.]|
|Luddite||Brunei||2035||Sterling, Bruce. "Green Days in Brunei " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1985); pg. 369.|| "He would live here and help them. Brunei was a new world, a world built on a human scale, where people mattered. Not it didn't have the flash of a hot CAD-CAM establishment with its tons of goods and reams of printout; it didn't have that technical sweetness and heroic scale.
But it was still good work. A man wasn't a Luddite because he worked for people instead of abstractions. The green technologies demanded more intelligence, more reason, more of the engineer's true gift. Because they went against the blind momentum of a dead century, with all its rusting monuments of arrogance and waste. "
|Luddite||California||1985||Bear, Greg. Blood Music. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 74.|| "What Vergil had done was the greatest thing in science since--
Since what? There were no comparisons. Vergil Ulam had become a god. Within his flesh he carried hundreds of billions of intelligent beings.
Edward couldn't handle the thought. 'Neo-Luddite,' he murmured to himself, a filthy accusation. "
|Luddite||California: Los Angeles||1993||DeChance, John. MagicNet. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 115.||Pg. 115, 130.|
|Luddite||galaxy||3900||Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Mercedes Lackey. Rediscovery. New York: DAW Books (1993); pg. 101.|| "'...As far as I know there was only one colony which was Gaelic-speaking; it was manned by something called the New Hebrides Commune. Terra lost contact with them, and logged them as lost. They were mostly Neo-Luddites, and had--'
'Hold on,' interrupted Evans, 'Slow down. What in the world--any world--were neo-whatever-you-callems?'
'Well, the original Luddites were radicals who went around smashing textile mills and power looms because they believed they were going to put so many hand weavers out of work,' Elizabeth explained. 'In general Neo-Luddite was a name given to anybody who was generally, politically, against too much technology--or whatever they happened to think was too much--or who wanted less technology than the governments did... Kind of a catch-all term that covers quite a few of the early colonies.' "
|Luddite||New York: New York City||2076||Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 283.|| "'He does everything via the LINK?'
'Yes, you Luddite,' I said. 'Most people do. Politics is especially easy to conduct virtually.' "
|Luddite||Texas: Galveston||2022||Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 36.||"'I-and-I's reputation could use an upgrade. Pressure come down on I-and-I. From Babylonian Luddites.' " [Referring to the Church of Ishtar.]|
|Luddite||United Kingdom: England||1779||Morse, David. The Iron Bridge. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1998); pg. 432.||"Industrialism would not be coaxed. There was too much energy behind it, too much momentum. And, as the Luddites would discover in another quarter century, too much military force at its command. "|
|Luddite||United Kingdom: England||1905||Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 187.|| "'Mr. Oliphant's a bit fanciful at times, and 'Captain Swing' is quite a famous name in conspiracy; a mythical personage, much like 'Ned Ludd,' or 'General Ludd.' The Swing bands were Luddites of the countryside, year ago But in the Time of Troubles, they grew more savage, and killed a deal of the landed gentry, and burned down their fine mansions.'
'Ah,' said Mallory. 'Do you think this fellow is a Luddite, then?'
'There are no more Luddites,' Fraser said calmly. 'They're as dead as your dinosaurs. I rather suspet some mischievous antiquary...' "
|Luddite||United Kingdom: England||1905||Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 301.||Pg. 301: "'Percy Bysshe Shelley was a poet, before he led the Luddites in the Time of Troubles' "; Pg. 404: "you wept even at the thought of hanging miserable Luddites... "|
|Luddite||United Kingdom: England||1905||Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. The Difference Engine. New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 373.||"'...The Museum of Practical Geology has been broken into. The Royal Society is angry as a nest of hornets, and bloody Egremont will be in every first-edition, calling it a Luddite outrage...' "|
|Luddite||USA||1983||Bear, Greg. "Blood Music " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1983); pg. 30.||"And Bernard would force it. Genetron would force it. I couldn't handle the thought. 'Neo-Luddite,' I said to myself. A filthy accusation. "|
|Luddite||USA||2030||Bradbury, Ray. "Coda " in Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine (1991; book c. 1953; 'Coda' c. 1979); pg. 178.||"For it is a mad world and it will get madder if we allow the minorities, be they dwarf or giant, orangutan or dolphin, nuclear-head or water-conversationalist, pro-computerologist or Neo-Luddite, simpleton or sage, to interfere with aesthetics. "|
|Luddite||USA||2050||Bova, Ben. Moonwar. New York: Avon Books (1998); pg. 18.||"The United Nations' nanotechnology treaty banned all nanotech operations, research and teaching in the nations that signed the treaty. Seven years earlier, when it became clear that the United States would sign the treaty--indeed, American nanoluddites had drafted the treaty... "|