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Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel

Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel

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by Paul Guinan

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Meet Boilerplate, the world’s first robot soldier—not in a present-day military lab or a science-fiction movie, but in the past, during one of the most fascinating periods of U.S. history. Designed by Professor Archibald Campion in 1893 as a prototype, for the self-proclaimed purpose of “preventing the deaths of men in the conflicts of

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Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Kamehameha_VI More than 1 year ago
I first heard about this book because J.J. Abrams was looking to turn it into a movie. So I ordered it and I love it. It is seeing history through Boilerplate the first robotic man. It is like Forrest Gump for the early 20th Century. Riding to TR in the Spanish-American War, fight with and against Pancho Villa, and then disappearing in World War I. This book is for the history buff and the sci fi buff. But, I would like to know what happened to Boilerplate. Sequel?
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