Title: The Liberation of Earth

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Title: The Liberation of Earth Title Record # 41211
Author: William Tenn
Date: 1953-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: A resident of earth in the future looks back on earth's many successive "liberations" by either side in an interstellar war between two alien powers.
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Current Tags: machine intelligence (1), first person point of view (1), only Earth (1), interstellar war (1), first contact (1), alien war (1), satire (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 Liberation of Earth
Year Language Title
1972 German Die Befreiung der Erde
1973 French La libération de la Terre
1975 Dutch De Bevrijding van de Aarde
1977 Croatian Oslobođenje ZemljeQuestion mark
1987 Italian La liberazione della Terra
1988 Finnish Kuinka Maa vapautettiin

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Future Science Fiction, May 1953 1953-05-00 ed. Robert W. Lowndes Columbia Publications, Inc.   $0.25 100 pulp mag A. Leslie Ross Checkmark
Future Science Fiction Stories No. 10 1953-10-00 ed. Robert W. Lowndes Thorpe & Porter   1/- 100 pulp mag A. Leslie Ross Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1955-02-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books #H-99 $2.00 161 hc coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1955-02-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books #99 $0.35 159 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1956-00-00 William Tenn Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/6 255 hc coll Richard Barton Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1960-06-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books #407K $0.35 161 pb coll Blanchard Checkmark
Help!, #2 September 1960 1960-09-00 ed. Harvey Kurtzman, Gloria Steinem General Promotions Co.   $0.35 64 bedsheet mag  
More Penguin Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books #1963 3/6 236 pb anth Vassily Kandinsky Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1963-00-00 William Tenn Mayflower-Dell #6532-8 3/6 190 pb coll Enric Checkmark
More Penguin Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books #1963 3/6 236 pb anth Vassily Kandinsky Checkmark
Of All Possible Worlds 1966-00-00 William Tenn Mayflower-Dell #6532 3/6 190 pb coll  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   21/- xi+
145
hc anth  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd. 0-08-303370-X 9/6 145 tp anth Checkmark
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $4.00 xi+
145
hc anth  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $2.00 145 tp anth  
Of All Possible Worlds 1968-06-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books #U6136 $0.75 161 pb coll Checkmark
More Penguin Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books #1963 3'6 236 pb anth Richard Hollis Checkmark
The War Book 1969-09-00 ed. James Sallis Hart-Davis     188 hc anth  
The War Book 1971-00-00 ed. James Sallis Panther 0-586-03430-7 £0.30 176 pb anth Peter Tybus Checkmark
Invaders from Space 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 xi+
241
hc anth Angela Arnet Checkmark
Das Kriegsbuch 1972-00-00 ed. James Sallis Peter Hammer 3-87294-032-5 DM 16.00 190 tp anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Great Years 1973-01-00 ed. Frederik Pohl, Carol Pohl Ace Books #75430 $1.25 349 pb anth Checkmark
Fiction, #230 1973-02-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F5.00 196 digest mag Philippe Caza Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1973-06-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb anth David Pelham Checkmark
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1973-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65210-9 $7.95 253 hc anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
Mögliche Welten 1973-00-00 William Tenn Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3333) #3333 DM 2.80 140 pb coll Atelier Frank & Zaugg Checkmark
Das Kriegsbuch 1974-01-00 ed. James Sallis Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Orbit #34) 3-436-01820-1 DM 3.80 190 pb anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Great Years 1974-03-00 ed. Frederik Pohl, Carol Pohl Gollancz 0-575-01784-8 £2.50 319 hc anth  
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1974-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01873-9 £ 251 hc anth David Smee  
The Liberated Future 1974-12-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Crest #Q2329 $1.50 304 pb anth Oscar Liebman Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1974-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616 pb anth David Pelham Checkmark
Vuurwater 1975-00-00 William Tenn Meulenhoff (M=SF #88) 90-290-0249-2   248 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Great Years 1976-08-00 ed. Frederik Pohl, Carol Pohl Ace Books #75429 $1.95 349 pb anth Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Great Years 1977-01-00 ed. Carol Pohl, Frederik Pohl Sphere Books #0-7221-6294-8 £0.75 287 pb anth Peter Jones Checkmark
Sirius, #10 1977-04-05 ed. Borivoj JurkovićQuestion mark Vjesnik   10 din. 148 pb mag Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon 0-380-46409-8 $4.95 xxiii+
438
tp anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon / SFBC #3671 $3.98 xxii+
393
hc anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £1.95 616 pb anth Tom Stimpson Checkmark
The Survival of Freedom 1981-08-00 ed. Jerry Pournelle, John F. Carr Fawcett Crest 0-449-24435-0 $2.50 381 pb anth Checkmark
Histoires de guerres futures 1985-03-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3819) 2-253-03629-3   412 pb anth Manchu Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1985-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £3.50 616 pb anth Peter Jones Checkmark
The Great SF Stories# 15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #694) 0-88677-171-4 $3.50 352 pb anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories# 15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-171-4 C$4.50 352 pb anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1986-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6   616 pb anth Peter Jones  
Le grandi storie della fantascienza 15 1987-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Armenia Editore (Le Grandi Storie della Fantascienza #15) 88-344-0205-7 20,000 Lit 304 tp anth Bob Layzell  
Ensimmäinen yhteys: tieteisnovelleja 1988-00-00 ed. Jyrki Ijäs Pirkanmaan Kirjapaino (Tieteissarja #1) 951-99942-9-7   367 tp anth Kari T. Leppänen  
Invasions 1990-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Roc / New American Library 0-451-45027-2 $4.95 382 pb anth J. K. Potter Checkmark
Invasions 1990-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Roc / New American Library 0-451-45027-2 C$5.95 382 pb anth J. K. Potter Checkmark
There Won't Be War 1991-11-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Bruce McAllister Tor 0-812-51941-8 $3.99 viii+
309
pb anth Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Invaders! 1993-12-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-01519-0 $4.50 241 pb anth Joan Pelaez Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-02-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-07-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2002-09-00 William Tenn NESFA Press / SFBC #52644 $14.50 618 hc coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8 £9.99 592 tp anth Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 978-0-14-191343-8 £7.99   ebook anth  
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6955-4 $39.95 xviii+
767
tp anth Georges Méliès Checkmark
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6954-7 $85.00 688 hc anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars 2012-05-17 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Robinson 978-1-78033-040-2 £7.99 xii+
497
tp anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars 2012-05-17 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Robinson 978-1-78033-546-9 £7.99   ebook anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars 2012-06-00 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Running Press 978-0-7624-4592-9 $13.95 xii+
497
tp anth joeroberts.co.uk Checkmark
Invaders! 2013-03-25 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-119-1 $4.99   ebook anth Ron Miller  
Of All Possible Worlds 2013-07-00 William Tenn Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12923-8 £2.99   ebook coll  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
tp anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00   ebook anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC #14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
tp anth Bruce Pennington  
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