The Aurophone

TitleThe Aurophone
Year for Search1890
AuthorsCole, Cyrus
Date Published1890
PublisherCharles H. Kerr & Co
Place PublishedChicago, IL
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Communication with a scientifically advanced Saturn, which has demonstrated the existence of immortality. The initial result is peace and prosperity, with slavery abolished and temperance enforced through the death penalty, but with the social structure and division between the rich and poor unchanged. Later robots (called dummies) are invented and do all the work. The robots revolt, and after the revolt is defeated, it is decided that everyone must work. An industrial army straight out of 1888 Bellamy is established.

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1890 Cole, Cyrus. The Aurophone. Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr & Co. W3,1142

Communication with a scientifically advanced Saturn, which has demonstrated the existence of immortality. The initial result is peace and prosperity, with slavery abolished and temperance enforced through the death penalty, but with the social structure and division between the rich and poor unchanged. Later robots (called dummies) are invented and do all the work. The robots revolt, and after the revolt is defeated, it is decided that everyone must work. An industrial army straight out of 1888 Bellamy is established.