Download PDF by Nikolai Krementsov: A Martian Stranded on Earth: Alexander Bogdanov, Blood

By Nikolai Krementsov

Much like Vladimir Lenin, his onetime rival for the management of the Bolshevik social gathering in the course of its early life, Alexander Bogdanov (1873–1928) was once a visionary. In technological know-how fiction novels set on Mars, Bogdanov imagined a destiny during which the employees of the area, liberated from capitalist exploitation, create a “physiological collective” that rejuvenates and unites its participants via standard blood exchanges. yet Bogdanov used to be no longer only a dreamer. He labored tirelessly to popularize and notice his imaginative and prescient, founding the 1st learn institute dedicated to the technology of blood transfusion.

           

In A Martian Stranded on Earth, the 1st broad-based e-book on Bogdanov in English, Nikolai Krementsov examines Bogdanov’s roles as innovative, novelist, and scientist, providing his protagonist as a coherent philosopher who pursued his principles in a variety of venues. throughout the lens of Bogdanov’s involvement with blood experiences on one hand, and of his fictional and philosophical writings at the different, Krementsov bargains a nuanced research of the interactions among clinical principles and societal values. 

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