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The Future in America (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Search After Realities
     

The Future in America (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Search After Realities

by H. G. Wells
 

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In this pioneering 1906 work of futurology, the prophetic novelist set out to predict what the next thirty years held for America. Wells, an advocate of socialism, asked whether American capitalism had taken individualism and self-sufficiency to an extreme. He exemplifies his ideas through discussing New York City, Washington, wealth, labor, immigration, and

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In this pioneering 1906 work of futurology, the prophetic novelist set out to predict what the next thirty years held for America. Wells, an advocate of socialism, asked whether American capitalism had taken individualism and self-sufficiency to an extreme. He exemplifies his ideas through discussing New York City, Washington, wealth, labor, immigration, and race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444225
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
298
File size:
263 KB

Meet the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946), is often called the “Father of Science Fiction.” While science fiction was his most popular genre, Wells also wrote on history, politics, and made social commentary. His “scientific romances” speculated about the future, scientific advancements, and outer space. His works include The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 21, 1866
Date of Death:
August 13, 1946
Place of Birth:
Bromley, Kent, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Normal School of Science, London, England

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