Finding Battlestar Galactica: An Unauthorized Guide
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Finding Battlestar Galactica: An Unauthorized Guide

by Lynnette Porter, David Lavery, Hillary Robson
     
 
When Battlestar Galactica reappeared in 2003-a revamp of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing aliens while simultaneously searching for Earth-it redefined what television science fiction should be about. Since then it has been critically claimed as one of the best shows on television while growing TV's

Overview

When Battlestar Galactica reappeared in 2003-a revamp of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing aliens while simultaneously searching for Earth-it redefined what television science fiction should be about. Since then it has been critically claimed as one of the best shows on television while growing TV's strongest cult fandom of 2 million viewers. Now, as the series comes to its conclusion, fans are more eager than ever for more BSG.

Acclaimed television experts Lynnette Porter, David Lavery and Hillary Robson, authors of the top-selling unauthorized Lost guides, provide fans with an in-depth look at the history, politics, themes and philosophies of the hit show. Topics include:

--Battlestar Then and Now
--Positions of Power
--The Transformation of Baltar
--Aliens Among Us: Political Realities and the Culture of Fear
--Battlestar and the Bush Era
--Thirty Years of Battlestar Fandom

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402212116
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Lynnette Porter is an associate professor in humanities in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She lives in Daytona, Florida. David Lavery is the author of nine books, including studies of Twin Peaks, The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Hillary Robson is an independent scholar and author.

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