Chapter

Revolutions

in A Martian Stranded on Earth

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780226454122
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226454146 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226454146.003.0001
Revolutions

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This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about Russian physician and science fiction writer Alexander Bogdanov. This volume shows that the three different vocations of Bogdanov which include Marxism, science and literature are intertwined and mutually reinforced one another. It also explores his work in blood transfusion and his science fiction novels and highlights the interrelations between the life sciences and Marxism in Soviet Russia during Bogdanov's time.

Keywords: Alexander Bogdanov; Russian physician; science fiction writer; Marxism; blood transfusion; life sciences; Soviet Russia

Chapter.  4991 words. 

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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