The Resource White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free : a 21st-Century Utopia, (electronic resource)

White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free : a 21st-Century Utopia, (electronic resource)

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White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free : a 21st-Century Utopia
Title
White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free
Title remainder
a 21st-Century Utopia
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eng
Summary
A breathtaking vision of a utopian future on Mars by one of science fiction's most renowned authors. In the middle decades of the twenty-first century, the corporate powers on Earth have established a thriving colony on Mars as an alternative to life on the overpopulated, war-torn, ecologically ravaged home planet. But when the economy of EUPACUS-Earth's collective industrialized nations-collapses, all contact between the two worlds abruptly ceases, and the Martian pioneers are left to fend for themselves. Led by Tom Jeffries, a philosopher and a visionary, the colonists now face a twofold challenge: No longer supported and subsidized by Earthbound interests, they must somehow form a working planetary alliance to create a new society based firmly in freedom and fairness for all while at the same time eliminating war, hunger, hatred, environmental abuse, and other former scourges of humanity. But first and foremost, they must survive. Brian W. Aldiss, a Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Grand Master of Science Fiction, presents a vision for the future that is startling, uplifting, and endlessly exciting. Written in collaboration with noted mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose-and with essential input from international law expert Laurence Lustgarten-Aldiss's remarkable White Mars opens a window onto a relentlessly thrilling and gloriously possible tomorrow
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Aldiss, Brian W
Dewey number
823.914
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Twenty-first century
  • Utopias
  • Science fiction
  • Electronic books
  • Mars (Planet)
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adult
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White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free : a 21st-Century Utopia, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781504010283
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11547300
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MWT11547300
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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White Mars ; or, The Mind Set Free : a 21st-Century Utopia, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504010283
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11547300
Publisher number
MWT11547300
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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