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Major Works: 20th Century

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  1. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Today and Tomorrow Volume 13 Industry and the Machine

    Vulcan or the Future of Labour Pegasus: Problems of Transportation Aeolus, or the Future of the Flying Machine

    By Chisholm, Fuller, Stewart

    Vulcan or the Future of Labour Cecil Chisholm Originally published in 1927 "Vulcan is a little book but between its covers knowledge and vision are brimming over." Spectator "Of absorbing interest." Daily Herald The author argues that the creative genius of the human race which at the...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Pons Asinorum, or the Future of Nonsense Democritus or the Future of Laughter Mrs Fisher or the Future of Humour, Babel, or the Past, Present and Future of Human Speech

    Today and Tomorrow Volume Twenty-Two

    By Edinger, Gould, Graves, Paget

    Pons Asinorum Or The Future of Nonsense George Edinger and E J C Neep Originally published in 1929. "A most entertaining essay, rich in quotation from the old masters of clownship’s craft." Saturday Review The author maintains that true nonsense must be aimless humour – the humour that...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture

    Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism

    By Barman, Betts, McColvin, Rodker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Balbus: Or the Future of Architecture by Christian Barman This volume discusses the history and future of architecture by examining key social movements which have influenced architecture and town and country planning, such as the emancipation of women and urban traffic management in major European...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge