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Cyborg Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0415908493

ISBN-13: 9780415908498

Edition: 1996

Authors: Chris H. Gray, Heidi J. Figueroa, Steven Mentor

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This handbook brings together key documents from the history of cyborgs as well as the best writing about cyborgs, including recent cyborg cutural theory. They cover the space technology, war, medicine and the imagination in the production of cyborgs.
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/2/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Foreword : Cyborgs and Symbionts: Living Together in the New World Order
Introduction: Cyborgology: Constructing the Knowledge of Cybernetic Organisms
African Influences in Cybernetics
Cyborgs and Space
Cyborg II: Sentic Space Travel
An Interview with Manfred E. Clynes
How Do We Get There?
An Interview with Jack E. Steele
Engineering Man For Space: The Cyborg Study
Teleoperators and Human Augmentation
An Interview with Patricia Cowings
Pilot's Associate
Science Fiction Becomes Military Fact
Short Circuit: Watching Television with a Nuclear-Weapons Scientist
Socializing the Cyborg Self: The Gulf War and Beyond
Children of the Mind with Disposable Bodies: Metaphors of Self in a Text on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Modernity, Postmodernity, and Reproductive Processes, ca. 1890-1990, or "Mommy, Where Do Cyborgs Come From Anyway?"
Barney B. Clark, DDS: A View From the Medical Service
Artificial Heart and Assist Devices: Directions, Needs, Costs, Societal and Ethical Issues
Artificial Liver: Present and Future
ISAO Proffers a Marvelous Cover for Acting Out Fantasies
Minerva v. National Health Agency
Fetal Cyborgs and Technomoms on the Reproductive Frontier: Which Way to the Carnival?
Tales From the Cryptic: Technology Meets Organism in the Living Cadaver
From Captain America to Wolverine: Cyborgs in Comic Books, Alternative Images of Cybernetic Heroes and Villains
Recalling Totalities: The Mirrored Stages of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Art, Psychasthenic Assimilation, and the Cybernetic Automaton
Envisioning Cyborg Bodies: Notes From Current Research
"Death is Irrelevant": Cyborgs, Reproduction, and the Future of Male Hysteria
Digital Pistil
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon
The Life Cycle of Cyborgs: Writing the Posthuman
Cyborg Anthropology
Brain-Mind Machines and American Technological Dream Marketing: Towards an Ethnography of Cyborg Envy
Human Agency in CAD/CAM Technology
On Low-Tech Cyborgs
"Perhaps Images at One with the World are Already Lost Forever": Visions of Cyborg Anthropology in Post-Cultural Worlds
Split Subjects, Not Atoms; or, How I Fell In Love With My Prosthesis
New Sciences: Cyborg Feminism and the Methodology of the Oppressed
Postcolonial Cyborgs: Subjectivity in the Age of Cybernetic Reproduction
From Cognitive Psychologies to Mythologies: Advancing Cyborg Textualities for a Narrative of Resistance
The Conversion of Pere Version
The Cyborg Body Politic: Version 1.2
Bibliography
Filmography
Biographies
Index
Illustrations
Acknowledgements