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Author Mantegazza, Paolo, 1831-1910.

Title The year 3000 : a dream / Paolo Mantegazza ; edited and with an introduction by Nicoletta Pireddu ; translated by David Jacobson
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 207 pages) : illustrations
Series Bison frontiers of imagination
Bison frontiers of imagination.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Paolo and Maria set out for Andropolis. One evening in the Gulf of La Spezia -- ch. 2 From La Spezia to the ancient pyramids of Egypt. From the pyramids to the Isle of Experiments. The Land of Equality. Tyrannopolis. Turatia or the Socialist Republic. Logopolis. Other governments and other social organizations -- ch. 3 Voyage to the Isle of Dynamo, one of the four great laboratories of planetary force. The Historical Museum of our planet's mechanical evolution. The three great historical epochs. Macstrong's discovery and the pandynamo. The central distribution office of cosmic forces -- ch. 4 Departure from Dynamo and arrival in Andropolis. The overall look of the city. Its houses, their construction and architecture. The plazas of Andropolis. The dynamics plant. The market. Arrest of a young thief, and justice meted out -- ch. 5 Trip to the Government Palace. Forms of government and political organization around the world in the year 3000. The four wings of the Palace. Land, Health. School. Industry and Commerce. The Office of Finance -- ch. 6 Gymnasium of Andropolis -- ch. 7 Palace of Schools. The primary school. The middle school. The school of advanced studies. Lesson on the influence of passion on the logic of thought -- ch. 8 Trip to Hygeia. The statue erected to the preeminent physicians of antiquity. The anteroom of the sick. The divisions of Hygeia. A lung doctor's visit to a tubercular patient. Card money in the year 3000. The Hygeians' department. Visit to newborns. Elimination of a baby. A mother both pitiful and [ect.] -- ch. 9 city of the dead at Andropolis. Dissolution of corpses. Cremation. The siderophiles and embalmings. Sepulchers. The Pantheon -- ch. 10 Theaters of Andropolis and the Panopticon. A listing of shows in the capital on April 26, 3000. A gala evening at the Panopticon --
Summary First published in 1897, The Year 3000 is the most daring and original work of fiction by the prominent Italian anthropologist Paolo Mantegazza. A futuristic utopian novel, the book follows two young lovers who, as they travel from Rome to the capital of the United Planetary States to celebrate their "mating union," encounter the marvels of cultural and scientific advances along the way. Intriguing in itself, The Year 3000 is also remarkable for both its vision of the future (predicting an astonishing array of phenomena from airplanes, artificial intelligence, CAT scans, and credit cards to co
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Subject Utopias -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Science fiction.
Science fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobson, David, 1955-
Pireddu, Nicoletta.
ISBN 0803232993 (electronic bk.)
9780803232990 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Anno 3000. English
Year three thousand