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Major Works: 20th Century

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Today and Tomorrow Volume 3 Women, Marriage and the Family

    Birth Control and the State Halcyon, or the Future of Monogamy Hymen or the Future of Marriage

    By Blacker, Brittain, Haire

    Birth Control and the state: a plea and a forecast by C P Blacker A discussion of the arguments for and against Birth Control, considered from the personal, social and international aspects and its bearings upon the future. Halcyon, or the Future of Monogamy by Vera Brittain Examines the...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature

    Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote Delphos: The Future of International Language Pomona or the Future of English

    By Graves, Greig, Pankhurst, de Selincourt

    Lars Porsena Or the Future of Swearing Robert Graves Originally published in 1927 "Not for squeamish readers." Spectator "A deliciously ironical affair." Bystander "Humour and style are beyond criticism." Irish Statesman As relevant now as when it was first published, this volume and its...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Today and Tomorrow Volume 8 Science and Medicine

    Galatea, or the Future of Darwinism Daedalus, or Science & the Future Automaton, or the Future of Mechanical Man Gallio, or the Tyranny of Science

    By Brain, Haldane, Hatfield, Sullivan

    Galatea, or the Future of Darwinism W Russell Brain Originally published in 1927 "A brilliant exposition…of the evolutionary hypothesis." The Guardian "Should prove invaluable…" Literary Guide This non-technical but closely-reasoned book is a challenge to the orthodox teaching on evolution...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Today and Tomorrow Vol 10 Science & Medicine

    The Mongol in Our Midst Prometheus, or Biology and the Advancement of Man Metanthropos or the Body of the Future Pygmalion or the Doctor of the Future The Conquest of Cancer

    By Crookshank, Jennings, Macfie, Wilson, Wright

    The Mongol in Our Midst F G Crookshank Originally published in 1925. "A brilliant piece of speculative induction" Saturday Review Combining anthropology, psychology, geography, science and medicine, this volume was a ground-breaking study in the area of race, ethnicity and...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Today & Tomorrow Volume 6 Child & Education

    Autolycus, or the Future for Miscreant Youth Thrasymachus, the Future of Morals Romulus or the Future of the Child Procrustes, or the Future of English Education

    By Gordon, Joad, Lewis, Pink

    Autolycus or the Future for Miscreant Youth R G Gordon Originally published in 1928. "His clear and spirited presentation of the problem should rekindle interest in the subject and help towards legislation…" Times Educational Supplement Methods are outlined for dealing with the difficult...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Scheherazade or the Future of the English Novel Thamyris or Is There a Future for Poetry? Saxo Grammaticus Deucalion or the Future of Literary Criticism

    Today and Tomorrow Volume Twenty-One

    By Carruthers, Trevelyan, Weekley, West

    Scheherazade Or the Future of the English Novel John Carruthers Originally published in 1928 "A brilliant essay…" Daily Herald A survey of contemporary fiction in England and America lends to the conclusion that the literary and scientific influences of the last fifty years have combined to...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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

    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...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Today and Tomorrow Volume 18 Great Britain, The Empire & America

    Columbia, or the Future of Canada Albyn or Scotland and the Future Achates or Canada in the Empire Caledonia or the Future of the Scots Hibernia or the Future of Ireland

    By Godwin, Grieve, Harris, Thomson, Waller

    Columbia Or the Future of Canada George Godwin Originally published in 1928 "Deserves grave study." Evening Standard "Indicates aptly that the future of Canada lies with the USA…" Time and Tide In this volume the future of Canada is discussed from political, social and economic standpoints....

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Today and Tomorrow Volume 25 Sport and Leisure

    Rusticus or the Future of the Countryside Diogenes or the Future of Leisure Hanno, or the Future of Exploration Atalanta or the Future of Sport

    By Briggs, Joad, Mitchell, Sandilands

    Rusticus Or The Future of the Countryside Martin S Briggs Originally published in 1926 "Few of the fifty volumes, provocative and brilliant as most of them have been, capture our imagination as does this one." Daily Telegraph "The book is a pamphlet, though it has the form and charm of a book...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Today and Tomorrow Volume 11 Psychology

    Apollonius, or the Future of Psychical Research Socrates, or the Emancipation of Mankind Morpheus, or the Future of Sleep Sisyphus, or the Limits of Psychology The Passing of Phantoms

    By Bennett, Carlill, Harris, Jaeger, Patten

    Volume 11 Apollonius, or the Future of Psychical Research E N Bennett Originally published in 1927 "Admirably conceived, skilfully executed." Liverpool Post "His exposition of the case for psychic research is lucid and interesting." The Scotsman This volume summarizes the results secured by...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge