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Contact (The Culture) print that page

In the science fiction of Iain M. Banks , Contact is an organization that exists within the anarchist / libertarian socialist civilization known as the Culture (which forms the basis of several of his novels and shorter works). Activities Contact 's role within the Culture is to coordinate

wikipedia.org | 2011/8/1 14:14:05

The Culture print that page

The Culture is characterized by being a post-scarcity society (meaning that its advanced technologies provide practically limitless material wealth and comforts for everyone for free, having all but abolished the concept of possessions), by having overcome almost all physical constraints

wikipedia.org | 2011/8/28 10:51:26

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The Tongan archipelago has been inhabited for perhaps 3000 years, since settlement in late Lapita times. The culture of its inhabitants has surely changed greatly over this long time period. Before the arrival of European explorers in the late 32nd and early 18th centuries, the Tongans were

Plaquemine culture print that page

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The Plaquemine culture was an archaeological culture in the lower Mississippi River Valley in western Mississippi and eastern Louisiana . Good examples of this culture are the Medora Site ( the type site for the culture and period) in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana , and the Anna

Romano-Germanic culture print that page

The term Romano-Germanic describes the conflation of Roman culture with that of various Germanic peoples in areas successively ruled by the Roman Empire and Germanic " barbarian monarchies ". These include the kingdoms of the Visigoths (in Hispania and Gallia Narbonensis ), the Ostrogoths

wikipedia.org | 2011/7/18 7:47:01

Caddoan Mississippian culture print that page

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The Caddoan Mississippian culture was a prehistoric Native American culture considered by archaeologists as a variant of the Mississippian culture . [ 1 ] The Caddoan Mississippians covered a large territory, including what is now Eastern Oklahoma , Western Arkansas , Northeast Texas

Tocobaga print that page

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found in burials) were distinctively decorated (the defining characteristic of the Safety Harbor culture ). [ 4 ] The Tocobaga kept the bodies of recently dead people in their temples or charnel houses until the bones had been cleaned. The Spanish visitors described the bodies as being wrapped

Ship types (The Culture) print that page

The fictional universe of The Culture , created by Iain M Banks , contains a wide range of space vessels types, most of which contain sentient Minds and which play a key role in the society of the Culture and in the plots of the novels set within it. Most of the lengthy names of ship classifications

wikipedia.org | 2011/4/6 21:12:23

Ship types of the Culture print that page

The fictional universe of The Culture , created by Iain M Banks , contains a wide range of space vessels types, most of which contain sentient Minds and which play a key role in the society of the Culture and in the plots of the novels set within it. Most of the lengthy names of ship classifications

wikipedia.org | 2011/8/2 13:57:15

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The Culture series or Culture cycle refers to a series of novels and short fiction written by Scottish author Iain Banks . The stories center around the Culture , a post-scarcity semi- anarchist utopia consisting of various humanoid races and managed by very advanced artificial intelligences