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Strategic Defense Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack from intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM s), potentially from the...

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Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 200 words.

after the movie Star Wars nickname for the Strategic Defense Initiative, a satellite-based defensive weapons system intended to detect and

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Military Culture

Steffen Hantke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5418 words.

The marketing model of the cinematic blockbuster, together with the increasing economic viability and technological sophistication of CGI, has helped to foreground military adventure,...

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