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Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, CT .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Jules Verne ; translated by Stanford L. Luce ; edited by Arthur B. Evans ; introduction and notes by Peter Schulman.
SeriesThe Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series
ContributionsLuce, Stanford, 1923-, Evans, Arthur B., Schulman, Peter, 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2469.C49 E5 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3423843M
ISBN 100819567965
LC Control Number2005046203
OCLC/WorldCa60311976


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Both prescient and cautionary, The Begum's Millions is a masterpiece of scientific and political speculation and constitutes one of the earliest technological utopia/dystopias in Western literature. This Wesleyan edition features notes, appendices, and a critical introduction as well as all the illustrations from the original French edition.

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