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A Martian Stranded on EarthAlexander Bogdanov, Blood Transfusions, and Proletarian Science$
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Nikolai Krementsov

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780226454122

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226454146.001.0001

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A Martian Stranded on Earth
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This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about Russian physician and science fiction writer Alexander Bogdanov. This volume shows that the three different vocations of Bogdanov which include Marxism, science and literature are intertwined and mutually reinforced one another. It also explores his work in blood transfusion and his science fiction novels and highlights the interrelations between the life sciences and Marxism in Soviet Russia during Bogdanov's time.

Keywords:   Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician, science fiction writer, Marxism, blood transfusion, life sciences, Soviet Russia

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