The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

eBook - 2012
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War is becoming increasingly 'SF-ized' with remotely controlled attack drones and robot warriors already in development and being tested. Over the past 100 years the technology of war has advanced enormously in destructive power, yet also in sophistication so that we no longer seem to live under the constant threat of all-out global thermonuclear cataclysm. So what will future wars be like? And what will start them: religion, politics, resources, refugees, or advanced weaponry itself? Watson and Whates present a gripping anthology of SF stories which explores the gamut of possible future co.
Publisher: London : Constable & Robinson, 2012.
ISBN: 9781780335469
1780335466
Characteristics: 1 online resource (726 p.)
Additional Contributors: Whates, Ian
Watson, Ian 1943-
Contents: Introduction
Peacekeeper
From out of the sun, endlessly singing
All for love
The war artist
The war memorial
Politics
Arena
Peacekeeping mission
The peacemaker
Junked
The liberation of Earth
A clean escape
Storming Hell
Solidarity
The price
The Horars of war
The traitor
The game of rat and dragon
Caught in the crossfire
The Rhine's world incident
Winning peace
Time piece
The wake
The pyre of new day.
Summary: War is becoming increasingly 'SF-ized' with remotely controlled attack drones and robot warriors already in development and being tested. Over the past 100 years the technology of war has advanced enormously in destructive power, yet also in sophistication so that we no longer seem to live under the constant threat of all-out global thermonuclear cataclysm. So what will future wars be like? And what will start them: religion, politics, resources, refugees, or advanced weaponry itself? Watson and Whates present a gripping anthology of SF stories which explores the gamut of possible future co.

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