Edward Bellamy:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Edward Bellamy (1850-1898) was the son and grandson of Baptist ministers. He studied law and worked in the newspaper industry. Of his four novels, Looking Backward was the biggest seller. It inspired the Bellamy Nationalist Club, a movement that spread across the country.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Credit Card - why carry cash?
A simple card that is used in place of money

Looking Backward (1888)

Mall (Great City Bazaar) - Wal-Mart foreseen
An aggregation of shops under one roof.

Looking Backward (1888)

Telephonic Music Room
Places where a person could go, at any time, to share in musical performances happening at some distance away.

Looking Backward (1888)


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