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H. G. Wells Washington and the Hope of Peace (Unabridged, aka Washington and the Riddle of Peace)

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H. G. Wells WASHINGTON AND THE HOPE OF PEACE

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Utilizing new primary source material from the Papers of George Washington, a documentary editing project dedicated to the transcription and publication of original documents, A Companion to George Washington features a collection of original readings from scholars and popular historians that shed new light on all aspects of the life of George Washington. Provides readers with new insights into previously neglected aspects of Washington's life Features original essays from top scholars and popular historians Based on new research from thousands of previously unpublished letters to and from Washington

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Publication date 1922 Topics Conference on the Limitation of Armament (1921-1922 : Washington, D.C.), Peace, World politics Publisher New York : Macmillan Collection robarts; sciencefiction; toronto; additional_collections Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. Reprinted from the New York World, the Chicago ...

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H.G. Wells, in full Herbert George Wells, (born September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England—died August 13, 1946, London), English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds and such comic novels as Tono-Bungay and The History of Mr. Polly.

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Herbert George Wells (meist abgekürzt H. G. Wells; * 21.September 1866 in Bromley; † 13. August 1946 in London) war ein englischer Schriftsteller und Pionier der Science-Fiction-Literatur.Wells, der auch Historiker und Soziologe war, schrieb u. a. Bücher mit Millionenauflage wie Die Geschichte unserer Welt.Er hatte seine größten Erfolge mit den beiden Science-Fiction-Romanen (von ihm ...

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Washington and the Hope of Peace (U.S. title: Washington and the Riddle of Peace) What H.G. Wells Thinks about ‘The Mind in the Making’ The Secret Places of the Heart University of London Election: An Electoral Letter The World, its Debts and the Rich Men (paper) A Short History of the World: 1923: Men Like Gods Socialism and the Scientific Motive To the Electors of London University ...

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H.G. Wells' parents were shopkeepers in Kent, England. His first novel, The Time Machine was an instant success and Wells produced a series of science fiction novels which pioneered our ideas of...

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H.G. Wells was born on September 21, 1866, in Bromley, England. His parents, Joseph Wells and Sarah Neal, worked as domestic servants before using a small inheritance to purchase a hardware store. Known as Bertie to his family, Wells had three older siblings. The family lived in poverty for many years as the store provided a limited income due to poor location and inferior merchandise. At the ...

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Herbert George Wells 21 September 1866 Bromley, Kent, England: Died: 13 August 1946 (aged 79) Regent's Park, London ... review of Nina Berberova's The Dangerous Life of the Baroness Budberg, in the Washington Post, 22 May 2005 ^ Wells, Herbert G. (1934). H. G. Wells: Experiment in Autobiography. New York: J. B. Lippincott Co. ^ Lodge, David (2011). A Man of Parts. Random House. ^ "Simon Wells ...

Political views of H. G. Wells - Wikipedia

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells called his political views socialist.

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H. G. Wells (1866–1946) H. G. Wells was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing career spanned more than sixty years, and his early science fiction novels earned him the title (along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback) of "The Father of Science Fiction".

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H. G. Wells Biography. H.G. Wells' influence on the emerging field of science fiction is almost impossible to overstate. Trained in science and as a teacher, Herbert George Wells was also ...

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Herbert George Wells, mieux connu sous la signature H. G. Wells, est un écrivain britannique surtout connu aujourd'hui pour ses romans de science-fiction.Né le 21 septembre 1866 à Bromley dans le Kent (Royaume-Uni) et mort le 13 août 1946 à Londres, il fut également l'auteur de nombreux romans de satire sociale, d'œuvres de prospective, de réflexions politiques et sociales ainsi que d ...

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Herbert George Wells, ook bekend als H.G. Wells (Bromley, Kent, 21 september 1866 – Londen, 13 augustus 1946) was een Brits schrijver, bekend van zijn sciencefictionverhalen en -romans, in het bijzonder The War of the Worlds (Oorlog der Werelden), The Invisible Man (De onzichtbare man) en The Time Machine (De Tijdmachine).. The War of the Worlds werd veertig jaar na publicatie plotseling ...

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Herbert George Wells (n.21 septembrie 1866, Bromley, Kent - d. 13 august 1946, Londra), cunoscut mai bine sub numele de H. G. Wells, a fost un scriitor englez celebru pentru cărțile sale de ficțiune precum Mașina timpului, Războiul lumilor, Omul invizibil, Primii oameni în Lună și Insula Doctorului Moreau.A mai publicat nuvele contemporane, istorie și comentarii sociale.

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H. G. Wells, pseudonimo di Herbert George Wells (Bromley, 21 settembre 1866 – Londra, 13 agosto 1946), è stato uno scrittore britannico tra i più popolari della sua epoca. Autore di alcune delle opere fondamentali della fantascienza, è ricordato come uno degli iniziatori di tale genere narrativo, grazie alle sue opere, Wells è stato definito come un "padre della fantascienza", insieme a ...

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) · geboren.am

H. G. Wells wurde am 21. September 1866 geboren . Herbert George Wells war ein englischer Schriftsteller und Historiker, aus dessen Feder mit den Romanen „The Time Machine“ (1895) und „The War of the Worlds“ (1898) zwei Klassiker der Science-Fiction-Literatur stammen.Er wurde am 21.September 1866 in Bromley, Kent, London in England geboren und starb mit 79 Jahren am 13.

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Convicciones. H. G. Wells fue toda su vida un izquierdista convencido. De hecho, su primera novela, La máquina del tiempo (1895), trataba fundamentalmente la lucha de clases.Los hermosos Eloi eran descendientes de los antiguos capitalistas, y los Morlocks de los proletarios, enterrados junto con las máquinas y la industria y que, en la novela, acaban por dominar a sus antiguos opresores.

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Books: ‘The History of Mr. Polly’ by H.G. Wells by Michael Dirda While H.G. Wells (1866- 1946) remains best known today for what he called his “scientific romances,” he was far more than ...

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H. G. WELLS (1866 - 1946) As an observer at the WASHINGTON CONFERENCE FOR THE LIMITATION OF ARMAMENTS held in 1921 and attended by the victorious nations of The Great War, the acclaimed author H. G. Wells wrote 29 short essays that were serialized in the New York World and other newspapers. This book is a collection of those essays.

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H. G. Wells (1866-1946) remains enduringly famous, though mostly for his fiction (and in particular his science fiction) than for the many non-fictional works he wrote. The above is not a complete listing of his publications (and obviously shows nothing after 1937).

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Visionary writer H.G. Wells was born Herbert George Wells on September 21, 1866, in Bromley, England. Wells came from a working class background. His father played professional cricket and ran a hardware store for a time. Wells's parents were often worried about his poor health. They were afraid that he might die young, as his older sister had. At the age of 7, Wells had an accident that left ...

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H. G. Wells war ein Autor von Science-Fiction-Werken - einschließlich The Time Machine und War of the Worlds -, die einen großen Einfluss auf unsere Zukunftsvision hatten. Zusammenfassung. Geboren 1866 in England, H. G. Wells'Die Eltern waren Ladenbesitzer in Kent, England. Sein erster Roman, Die Zeitmaschine Es war ein sofortiger Erfolg und Wells produzierte eine Reihe von Science-Fiction ...

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Best H.G. Wells Books. H.G. Wells will never be forgotten, not when one considers all his contributions to the science fiction genre, with some of the best books in his bibliography including: The Time Machine: When an explorer uses his time machine to travel into the far flung future, he finds the earth dying a slow death. He also discovers ...

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Herbert George Wells, often referred to as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for his science fiction works that gave a vision of the future. He was well-known for being proficient in many other genres as well, and had written several novels, short stories, biographies, and autobiographies. An avid reader since a very young age, he read books by Washington Irving, Charles Dickens ...

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Herbert George Wells, 1866-1946. Famous British novelist Herbert George Wells ("H.G. Wells") was also a evolutionary thinker and socialist activist. Of working class origins, H.G. Wells managed to carve out an early career as a science teacher. Wells wrote his most famous novels of science fiction in the late 1890s. Wells began to abandon science fiction after 1900, and turned to novels ...

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Herbert George Wells was an English writer who wrote in various genres including history, politics, textbooks, rules for war games, and on social commentary. He is highly praised for his works in science fiction, often being named the father of the field, for his works The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. His other notable works include ...

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Herbert George Wells was born in Bromley, Kent. His father was a shopkeeper and a professional cricketer until he broke his leg. Wells obtained a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London and studied there biology under T.H. Huxley. However, his interest faltered and in 1887 he left without a degree. He taught in private schools for four years, not taking his B.S. degree until 1890 ...

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H.G. Wells was one of the prolific authors from The United Kingdom, who used to write his books based on a variety of genres, including politics, history, social realism, science fiction, etc. At present, he is best remembered for the science fiction books written by him and is regarded as the father of science fiction. Two other authors are included in this club along with him and they are ...

H. G. Wells - Autoren - Phantastik-Couch.de

Herbert George Wells wurde am 21. September 1866 in Bromley (heute ein Stadtteil von London) geboren. Er wuchs in kleinbürgerlichen Verhältnissen auf. Der Vater war Gärtner, die Mutter Zimmermädchen. Er begann eine Tuchhändlerlehre, mußte sie aber beenden, da er zu verträumt war. Er bildete sich autodidaktisch weiter und erhielt 1884 ein Stipendium für die Normal School of Science, wo ...

H.G. Wells (Lois & Clark) | DC Database | Fandom

H.G. Wells inadvertently unleashing Tempus on the timestream and asked Lois and Clark for their help. 1 History 2 Paraphernalia 2.1 Transportation 3 Notes 4 Related 4.1 Footnotes Time Machine This character is a fictional representation of H. G. Wells, a real person. More information on this...

H G Wells’s politics - The British Library

H G Wells was a committed socialist whose political writing influenced, among other things, the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Dr Matthew Taunton considers how Wells engaged with socialist ideas in his journalism, social commentary and fiction.

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H. G. Wells – Wikipedia

Den Herbert George Wells, meeschtens ofgekierzt H. G. Wells, gebuer den 21. September 1866 zu Bromley an der Grofschaft Kent, a gestuerwen den 13. August 1946 zu London, war en englesche Schrëftsteller. Wierker. Romaner a Kuerzgeschichten. The Lord of the Dynamos, 1894; The Time Machine, 1895 (dt.: Die Zeitmaschine, 1904) The Wonderful Visit, 1985; The Island of Dr. Moreau, 1896 (dt.: Die ...

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H.G. Wells - Wikipedy

H.G. Wells (folút: Herbert George Wells; Bromley (), 21 septimber 1866 – Londen, 13 augustus 1946), wie in Britsk skriuwer, essayist, senarioskriuwer, biolooch, etikus en histoarikus, dy't in grut oeuvre oan romans, novellen, koarte ferhalen, essay's, histoaryske wurken en krante- en tydskrifte-artikels neilitten hat. It bekendst is er lykwols wurden op it mêd fan it sjenre fan 'e science ...

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Herbert George Wells is a boy who resided in Salvation in 1871. He went by Bertie as a boy and would later, at the suggestion of Martin Stein, go by H.G. Wells. 1 Biography 1.1 Early life 1.2 Future 2 Appearances 2.1 DC's Legends of Tomorrow 2.1.1 Season 1 3 Behind the scenes 4 References Prior to 1871, Bertie came down with tuberculosis and was in and out of sickness. His mother, Sarah Neal ...

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H.G. Wells, Writer: The War of the Worlds. Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific fantasies such as The Time Machine (1895) and War ...

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Herbert George Wells, mai conegut jos la signatura H. G. Wells, nascut lo 21 desetembre de 1866 de 21 Bromley dins lo Kent (Reialme Unit) e mòrt lo 13 d'agost de 1946 a Londres, es un escrivan britanic subretot conegut uèi per sos romans de sciéncia-ficcion.Pasemens foguèt tanben l'autor de fòrça romans de satira sociala, d'òbras de prospectiva, de reflexions politicas e socialas e d ...

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Herbert George Wells, meglio conosciuto come H. G. Wells (Bromley, 21 settembre 1866 – Londra, 13 agosto 1946), è stato uno scrittore britannico tra i più popolari della sua epoca; autore di alcune delle opere fondamentali della fantascienza, è ricordato come uno degli iniziatori di tale genere narrativo

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H.G. Wells's best known works are THE TIME MACHINE (1895), one of the first modern science fiction stories, THE INVISIBLE MAN (1897), and THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1898). Wells wrote over a hundred of books, about fifty of them novels.

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