The Salvaging of Civilization (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): The Probable Future of Mankind

The Salvaging of Civilization (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): The Probable Future of Mankind

by H. G. Wells
     
 

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The First World War left the always forward-looking Wells obsessed with how to prevent another such conflict. This 1921 prescription for global peace includes technology, education, world government, revised sexual mores, and even an anthology to substitute for the Bible as solutions for reining in humankind’s dark impulses.

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The First World War left the always forward-looking Wells obsessed with how to prevent another such conflict. This 1921 prescription for global peace includes technology, education, world government, revised sexual mores, and even an anthology to substitute for the Bible as solutions for reining in humankind’s dark impulses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441729
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
216 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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