The Cyborg Handbook

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The Cyborg Handbook [1] is a collection of articles, stories, research papers and essays related to cyborgs in culture. It adapts well to both casual reading and rigorous study, and can be easily adapted for coursework in cyborg ethnography and anthropology in college and university settings.

Articles are written by experts in the field of cybernetics, space travel, culture, health, reproduction and science fiction. The book's contributors include Philip K. Dick, N. Katherine Hayles, Joseph Dumit, Gary Lee Downey, Donna Haraway and Ron Eglash. It is a highly recommended read for anyone looking into the subject of Cyborg Anthropology.

Related Reading


  1. Gray, Chris Hables, ed. The Cyborg Handbook. New York: Routledge, 1995.