The World of William Clissold -

Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: Maudsley Press

ISBN: 9781409725244

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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The Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe

Author: Patrick Parrinder,John S. Partington

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847144446

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

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H.G. Wells was described by one of his European critics as a 'seismograph of his age'. He is one of the founding fathers of modern science fiction, and as a novelist, essayist, educationalist and political propagandist his influence has been felt in every European country. This collection of essays by scholarly experts shows the varied and dramatic nature of Wells's reception, including translations, critical appraisals, novels and films on Wellsian themes, and responses to his own well-publicized visits to Russia and elsewhere. The authors chart the intense ideological debate that his writings occasioned, particularly in the inter-war years, and the censorship of his books in Nazi Germany and Francoist Spain. This book offers pioneering insights into Wells's contribution to 20th century European literature and to modern political ideas, including the idea of European union. Reception of H.G. Wells in Europe Review
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H.G. Wells

Author: Patrick Parrinder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134724187

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 368

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This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995.
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Principles of Public Finance

Author: Hugh Dalton

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 8170231337

Category: Debts, Public

Page: 272

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In this edition of famous textbook, much new material has been added to a general survey, in the light of recent fiscal developments, of the general theory of taxation, other forms of public revenue, public expenditure and public debts. There is chapter on modern theories of budgetary policy, as developed by Keynes and others, and a final chapter dealing with the author’s tenure of the British Treasury from 1945-47 which discusses the problems he encountered at that time, the policy pursued in his four successive budgets and, in particular, his controversial cheap money policy.
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The Intellectuals and the Masses

Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia 1880-1939

Author: John Carey

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571265103

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Professor John Carey shows how early twentieth-century intellectuals imagined the 'masses' as semi-human swarms, drugged by popular newspapers and cinema, and ripe for extermination. Exposing the revulsion from common humanity in George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley, W. B. Yeats and other canonized writers, he relates this to the cult of the Nietzschean Superman, which found its ultimate exponent in Hitler. Carey's assault on the founders of modern culture caused consternation throughout the artistic and academic establishments when it was first published in 1992.
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The Rise of the Technocrats

A Social History

Author: W.H.G. Armytage

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135031614

Category: History

Page: 464

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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A Preface to H G Wells

Author: John R. Hammond

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317877004

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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John Hammond offers an introduction to the life and work of H G Wells which is of interest and value to both the student and the general reader. Although Wells is studied at undergradute level there is no introductory text available as yet, instead students can only consult full length detailed biographies. John Hammond provides a concise overview allowing the student to read Wells with greater critical appreciation and to undertand the main areas of discussion and disagreement concerning the author.
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The State of the History of Economics

Proceedings of the History of Economics Society

Author: James P. Henderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134785224

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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This collection explores emerging areas in the history of economics and provides a valuable insight into contemporary research in the field. The papers focus on four areas: * Science and Economics. Authors investigate how science is perceived and how its history is related, details early history of probability and examine 'cyberpunk' - a science fiction genre that draws heavily on modern economic ideas * David Ricardo's contribution to international trade theory. Texts by David Ricardo are re-examined to provide a framework for a more consistent and coherent interpretation of Ricardo and to demonstrate how history of economic thought approaches can be applied to the treatment of current theory and policy concerns * The contributions of individual economists including Joseph A. Schumpeter, Werner Sombart and John Maynard Keynes and a comparison of Hicks' and Lindahl's views on monetary stability * Economics and events before Adam Smith. An investigation into English policies toward Ireland at the time of Cromwell's occupation is followed by explorations of the ideas of Vincent de Gourney and debates in French economic journals in the period 1750-1770.
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Essays in Persuasion

Author: John Maynard Keynes

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393339130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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The essays in this volume show Keynes's attempts to influence the course of events by public persuasion over the period of 1919-40. In the light of subsequent history, Essays in Persuasion is a remarkably prophetic volume covering a wide range of issues in political economy. In articles on the Versailles Treaty. John Maynard Keynes foresaw all too clearly that excessive Allied demands for reparations and indemnities would lead to the economic collapse of Germany. In Keynes's essays on inflation and deflation, the reader can find ideas that were to become the foundations of his most renowned treatise, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936). With startling accuracy Keynes forecast the economic fluctuations that were to beset the economies of Europe and the United States and even proposed measures which, if heeded at the time, might have warded off an era of world-wide depression. His views on Soviet Russia, on the decline of laissez-faire, and the possibilities of economic growth are as relevant today as when Keynes originally set them forth.
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