Today and Tomorrow Volume 19 Great Britain, The Empire and America

Midas or the United States and the Future Atlantis Shiva or the Future of India Cassandra or the Future of the British Empire Plato's American Republic

By Bretherton, Fuller, Minney, Schiller, Woodruff

© 2008 – Routledge

492 pages

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Hardback: 9780415463492
pub: 2008-04-16
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About the Book

Atlantis

America and the Future

J F C Fuller

Originally published in 1926

"Candid and caustic." Observer

"Many hard things have been said about America, but few quite so bitter as these." Daily Sketch

In the turmoil and materialism of the United States the author sees the beginning of a new civilization which, if it can find its soul, is likely to exceed in grandeur anything as yet accomplished by the civilizations of the Old World.

92pp

Shiva or the Future of India

R J Minney

Originally published in 1929

"Does not mince matters in the least." Daily Express

An experienced observer summarizes in this volume the prospects for the Indian people.

90pp

Cassandra or the Future of the British Empire

F C S Schiller

Originally published in 1926

"…brilliantly written, it ought to be read by all shades of politicians." Yorkshire Post

"Yet another addition to that bright constellation of pamphlets." Spectator

A penetrating analysis of the disruptive influences of work in the Empire.

90pp

Plato’s American Republic

Douglas Woodruff

Originally published in 1926

"A gently malicious wit sparkles on every page." Sunday Times

"Possibly no wittier satire has been penned in our generation…Rich in entertainment." Journal of Education

A series of witty dialogues in the Platonic manner, dealing with aspects of American life and manners.

114pp

Table of Contents

Today and Tomorrow Volume 19 Great Britain, The Empire and America includes Atlantis, America and the Future by J F C Fuller, Shiva or the Future of India, by R J Minney, Cassandra or the Future of the British Empire by F C S Schiller and Plato’s American Republic by Douglas Woodruff. 506pp

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