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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Neal Stephenson has won several awards: Most phyles depicted in the novel have a global scope of sovereignty, and maintain segregated enclaves in or near many cities throughout the world.

La Era Del Diamante

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Articles that may contain original research from Stephenso All articles that may contain original research Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements. He is a career criminal though not a particularly skilled or high-ranking one with various surgically implanted devices to aid him in his ‘work’. 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.

Way Station by Clifford D. The Source, where the Feed’s stream of matter originates, is controlled by the Victorian phyle though smaller, independent Feeds are possible.

His first novel, The Big U, was published in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And Call Me Conrad aka: The Feed carries streams of both energy neeal basic moleculeswhich are rapidly assembled into usable goods by matter compilers. La Era del Diamante.

Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states. Views Read Edit View history. Hugo Award for Best Novel. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: Works by Neal Stephenson. Over the course of the story, the Steohenson Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in order to preserve the established order from subversion, using the justification that unrestricted access to Sources would lead to the proliferation of high tech weapons and result in anarchy.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on The phyles coexist much like historical nation-states under a system of justice and mutual protection, known as the Common Economic Protocol CEP. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat This reading is based on a connection between Y.

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”. In that book, the Wizard puts on a grand appearance but is later revealed to be merely a man hiding behind a curtain.

Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury.

No eBook available Amazon. Society in The Diamond Age is dominated by a number of phyles, also sometimes called tribes.

La Era del Diamante – Neal Stephenson – Google Books

Heinlein Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury Nell’s father, Bud, is presented as an archetypal cyberpunk character. Neal Stephenson, the science fiction author, was born on October 31, in Maryland.

Stephenson attempts to establish The Diamond Age as a “postcyberpunk” book by killing this character early on, while acknowledging the influence of the cyberpunk genre. Although The Diamond Age explores the role of technology and personal relationships in child developmentits deeper and darker themes also probe the relative values of cultures which Stephenson explores in his other dianante as well and the shortcomings in communication between them.

It consists of eight books and was originally published in three volumes and Reamde.


The novel’s neo-Victorian setting, as well as its narrative form, particularly the chapter headings, suggest a relation to the work of Charles Dickens. Both novels deal with an almost “primitive tech” replacing a current, worldwide use technology, in the sense of the reprogramming of the mind through ancient Sumerian chanting in Snow Crash which also uses allusions to Babylonian prostitutes passing an information virus like a sexually transmitted diseaseand the idea of nanotechnology propagating stepheson communicating through sexual intercourse, passing from body to body like a virus.

Stephenson explores the idea of the tech divide and its social and economic ramifications to the extreme using these violent, but not surprising, social revolutions. Clarke The Dispossessed by Ursula K. One copy is stolen by Nell’s brother.

La Era Del Diamante by Stephenson, Neal

In similar fashion, Wizard 0. Init won both the Hugo and Locus Awards, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards. Retrieved from ” https: Essays and Other Writing The book explicitly recognizes the achievements of several existing nanotechnology researchers: 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.

He graduated from Boston University in with a B. Vinge Downbelow Station by C. Diamond Age also includes fully narrated educational tales from the Primer that map Nell’s individual experience e. X, the black market engineer whose compiler Hackworth used to create the copy of the Primer, and each man attempts to exploit Hackworth to advance the opposing goals of their tribes. Wikiquote has quotations related to: