Exploring the Next Frontier: Vietnam, NASA, Star Trek and Utopia in 1960s and 70s American Myth and History

Author:   Matthew Wilhelm Kapell
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780367263966


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 May 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Matthew Wilhelm Kapell
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
ISBN:  

9780367263966


ISBN 10:   0367263963
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 May 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
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1. Introduction: 1969 and an American Mythos 2. Paradigms Lost and Paradigms Regained: A Mythography of the Lost Frontier 3. Vietnam, The Forever War, and the Shattering of American Myth 4. Technological Triumph, Mythological Miasma: NASA, the Moon, and Transforming Mythos into Logos 5. The Rejection of Paradise: Star Trek and the Final Frontier 6. The High Frontier of Gerard K. O'Neill: An Endless Frontier Utopia in Orbit 7. Conclusion: A Continuing Mythic Significance

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Matthew Wilhelm Kapell holds Master's degrees in History and Anthropology and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Swansea University (UK). He has taught those disciplines as well as Film at multiple universities. Previous work includes books in Film and Digital Games and journal articles in African, Urban, and Utopian Studies.

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