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Mind Games

  • Andrew May
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Part of the Science and Fiction book series (SCIFICT)

Abstract

In which the covert fringes of the Cold War see a blurring of fact and fiction, as intelligence agencies experiment with sci-fi-sounding hypnosis machines and mind-control drugs—the success or failure of which is largely a matter of opinion. The same period also saw science fiction itself exploited for propaganda purposes, while popular SF tropes like antigravity provided suitably opposition-confusing material for the Cold War disinformation specialists.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew May
    • 1
  1. 1.CrewkerneUK

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