La Era del Diamante by Neal Stephenson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In a Shanghai of the future, John Percival Hackworth is a nanotech engineer on the rise when he steals a copy of A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer for his. La era del diamante by Neal Stephenson, January 1, , Ediciones B edition, Paperback in Spanish – Tra edition.

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But Hackworth loses the primer before he can give it to Fiona, and now the “book” has fallen into the hands of young Nell, an underprivileged girl whose life is about to change. Articles that may contain original research from May All articles that may contain original research Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements.

Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states. It received little attention and stayed out of print until Stephenson allowed it to be reprinted in The Diamond Age can be seen as a sequel to Snow Crashset many years later.

The hierarchic nature of the Feed and an alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror the cultural conflict between East and West that is depicted in the book. This reading is based on a connection between Y.

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The role of the CEP in the world of the novel could be seen in comparison with the roles of real-life international organizations such as the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund. Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.


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Most phyles depicted in the novel have a global scope of sovereignty, and maintain segregated enclaves in or near diamantd cities throughout the world. A third storyline follows an actress, Miranda, who plays the voice of Nell’s Primer and has almost become Nell’s surrogate mother, in her attempts to find Nell.

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Neal Stephenson has won several awards: The Primer is intended to steer its reader intellectually toward a more interesting life, as defined by “Equity Lord” Alexander Chung-Sik Finkle-McGraw, [7] and growing up to be an effective member of society. Heinlein Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury Clarke The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Molecular nanotechnology is omni-present in the novel’s world, generally in the form of Matter Compilers and the products that come out of them. The phyles coexist much like historical nation-states under a system of justice and mutual protection, known as the Common Economic Protocol CEP.


Indeed, just as we named the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Steel Age after the materials that humans could make, we might call the new technological epoch we are entering the Diamond Age. The story follows Nell’s development under the tutelage of the Primer, and to a lesser degree, the lives of Elizabeth and Fiona, girls who receive similar books.

This conflict has an economic element as well, with the Feed representing a centrally-controlled distribution mechanism, while the Seed represents a more flexible, open-ended, decentralized method of creation and organization.

The Eco-Thriller was published inbut it was his novel Snow Crash that brought him popularity. The Source, where the Feed’s stream erx matter originates, is controlled by the Victorian phyle though smaller, independent Feeds are possible.

Indeed, just as we named the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Steel Age after the materials that humans could make, we might call the new technological epoch we are entering the Diamond Age”.