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Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress: Upon Human Life and Thought

 
 
 
 
Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress: Upon Human Life and Thought
Author: H. G. Wells
ISBN 13: 9780486406732
ISBN 10: 486406733
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1999-01-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $9.95
 
 

Great social critic predicted the future in this fascinating 1901 volume, a mix of shrewd, accurate speculations, and wild misses, full of stimulating ideas. Includes Wells' introduction to the 1914 edition.

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H.G. Wells<-->science fiction writer, social critic, scientist, historian, and prophet<-->wrote his projections for the future in a work published in 1902 by Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig. This volume contains the complete text of that work as well as the author's preface to a later (1914) edition and a new introduction by Martin Gardner, prepared for this edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)