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Science Fiction and History

“History is the trade secret of science fiction, and theories of history are its invisible engine.” — Ken MacLeod, Introduction to the American Edition of The Star Fraction.[1] “I have seen the future and it doesn’t work.” — Tagline for the movie Zardoz (1974) [This post is part of the USIH Blog’s participation in this year’s edition of the For the Love of Film blogathon, hosted today by This Island Rod. This year’s theme is science fiction. And, as always, the purpose of the blogathon is to raise money to help the National Film Preservation Society restore a film. This Read more