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THEN: Science Fiction Fandom in the UK: 1930-1980
by Rob Hansen

Contents List

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This is taken from the final book design, in which the page numbers are right-justified with dotted leaders. The index runs from page 431 to page 454 (24 pages).

  • Introduction by Peter Weston ... 7
  • Foreword ... 11
  •      A Note on Terminology ... 12
  • The 1930s: GENESIS ... 14
  • The 1940s: WAR AND PEACE ... 50
  • The Early 1950s: RENAISSANCE ... 85
  • The Mid-1950s: MAN AND SUPERMANCON ... 111
  • The Late 1950s: GOTTERDAMMERUNG ... 147
  • The Early 1960s: SERCON RISING ... 182
  • The Mid-1960s: THE NEW WAVE ... 209
  • The Late 1960s: FRAGMENTATION ... 233
  • The Early 1970s: AARDVARKS, WOMBATS, GANNETS AND RATS ... 259
  • The Mid-1970s: THE BASTARD OFFSPRING OF SCIENCE FICTION MONTHLY ... 299
  • The Late 1970s: CULMINATIONS ... 337
  • Supplement 1: The Early 1980s ... 382
  • Supplement 2: The Mid-1980s ... 391
  • Table 1: UK SF Conventions 1937-1980 ... 399
  • Table 2: The Fan Polls ... 403
  •      Best British Fanzine ... 403
  •      Best British Fanwriter ... 406
  •      Best British Fanartist ... 408
  • Table 3: Fan Numbers ... 411
  • Source Notes ... 414
  •      The 1930s ... 414
  •      The 1940s ... 416
  •      The 1950s ... 418
  •      The 1960s ... 421
  •      The 1970s ... 424
  • Acknowledgements ... 427
  • Photo Index ... 428
  •      Photo Index Key ... 430
  • Index ... 431

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