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Author Roberts, Dan, 1969-

Title Famous Robots and Cyborgs : an Encyclopedia of Robots from TV, Film, Literature, Comics, Toys, and More.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Incorporated, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
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Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1: Frequently Asked Questions; Chapter 2: Milestones; Chapter 3: The First Ones; Chapter 4: The Best of the Worst; Chapter 5: The Age of Paranoia; Chapter 6: Double Trouble; Chapter 7: A Golden Age; Chapter 8: How To Kill A Robot; Chapter 9: Sins And Revelations; Chapter 10: We e and Robots; Chapter 11: Transformations; Chapter 12: Living Ships; Chapter 13: The Modern Age; Chapter 14: Danger, Human!; Chapter 15: Loving The Robot; Chapter 16: The Perfect Robot 145.
Summary Famous Robots and Cyborgs is a high-octane voyage through the history of our metallic friends and foes. Dan Roberts narrates the history, strengths, weaknesses, quirks, and foibles of a plethora of fictional robots, cyborgs, and mechanical races?taking in the pronouncements of sci-fi visionaries and eminent robotics scientists along the way. Roberts guides us through the evolution of the deadly Cylons of Battlestar Gallactica in its various forms to movie classics like the mysterious Gort of The Day the Earth Stood Still, the iconic C-3PO, and of course the Terminator.
Subject Robots -- Encyclopedias.
Cyborgs -- Encyclopedias.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Television -- History & Criticism.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
Cyborgs. (OCoLC)fst00885806
Robots. (OCoLC)fst01099038
Genre/Form Encyclopedias. (OCoLC)fst01423798
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Roberts, Dan. Famous Robots and Cyborgs : An Encyclopedia of Robots from TV, Film, Literature, Comics, Toys, and More. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2014 9781626363892
ISBN 9781628739275 (electronic bk.)
1628739274 (electronic bk.)
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