The Prospects of Industrial Civilisation

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This work provides a glimpse into areas of Russell's political thought.Written with Dora Black (who became Russell's second wife) on a trip to China in 1920, it is revealing both as a period piece and as a book for our times. Russell criticizes his own age, and demonstrates how humanity perpetually struggles against the centralizing forces of industrialism and nationalism. He views industrialism as a threat to human freedom, as it creates large populations which have to be subject to controls and he likens Bolshevik Russia ...

The Prospects of Industrial Civilisation 1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415131339

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The Prospects of Industrial Civilisation 1996, Routledge, London, England

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Prospects of Industrial Civilisation 1959, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780043000137

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