Shared Fictions) of future histories because:
Robert Heinlein's Future History is the definitive American future history series;
Poul Anderson modeled his Psychotechnic History directly on the Future History;
Anderson's Technic History was not modeled on anything but nevertheless organically grew into a much longer Heinlein-model future history series.
The Technic History differs from the Future and Psychotechnic Histories in that two of its many future historical periods are each covered by an entire series:
the Psychotechnic League periods (16 works);
the Flandry Period of the Terran Empire (15 works) -
- although the History also includes 12 other works.
Our next task will be to try to contemplate the Technic History in its entirety.