The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871-1914: Fictions of Future Warfare and of Battles Still-To-Come

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This selection of short stories offers a return journey through the future as it used to be. Time speeds backwards to the 1870s - to the alpha point of modern futuristic fiction - the opening years of that enchanted period before the First World War when Jules Verne, H. G. Wells and many able writers delighted readers from Sydney to Seattle with their most original revelations of things-to-come. In all their anticipations, the dominant factor was the recognition that the new industrial societies would continue to evolve in ...

The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871-1914: Fictions of Future Warfare and of Battles Still-To-Come 1996, Syracuse University Press

ISBN-13: 9780815603580

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