Story of Utopias By Lewis Mumford
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Story of Utopias By Lewis Mumford

This is a survey of the development of the concept of Utopia, by one of the foremost urban planning theorists of the 20th century. This was Mumford's first book. He starts with a survey of the major utopias, some well-known, others less so. We look at Plato's Republic, More's Utopia, Andreæ's Christanopolis, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City of the Sun, Fourier's Phalanxes, Cabet's Icaria, Bellamy's Looking Backward, Morris' Ne...

An Essay on the Principle of Population
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An Essay on the Principle of Population

First published anonymously in 1798, this book predicted a grim future, as population increased. While it was not the first book on population, it was revised for over 28 years and has been acknowledged as the most influential work of its era. A key portion of the book was dedicated to what is now known as Malthus' Iron Law of Population. This theory suggested that growing population rates would contribute to a rising supply of labou...

Anticipations
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Anticipations

In 1901, H. G. Wells attempted to predict the future in this book, a fascinating mix of accurate forecasts, (development of cars, buses and trucks, use of flying machines in combat, decline of permanent marriage), and wild misses, including the prediction that submarines will suffocate their crews at sea.

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What's Wrong With The World

What's Wrong With The World by G. K. Chesterton, was first published in 1910. In it, the author discusses his views on various societal issues, such as education, feminism, and, imperialism.

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A Journal of Impressions in Belgium

In 1914, at the age of 51, the novelist and poet May Sinclair volunteered to leave the comforts of England to go to the Western Front, joining the Munro Ambulance Corps ministering to wounded Belgian soldiers in Flanders. Her first piece of writing on returning to England was A Journal of Impressions in Belgium, a fictionalised record of her experiences and perhaps one of the first wartime women's diaries published in Britain in 1915.

Real Soldiers of Fortune
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Real Soldiers of Fortune

Short biographies of Winston Churchill (1874–1965), Major Frederick Russell Burnham, D.S.O., (1861–1947), Chief of Scouts, General Henry Douglas McIver (1841–1907), James Harden-Hickey (1854–1898), Captain Philo McGiffen (1860–1897), and, William Walker (1824–1860).

War in the Garden of Eden
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War in the Garden of Eden

With 21 photographs. War in the Garden of Eden is a book written by Kermit Roosevelt in 1919 which recounts his experiences during World War I in Mesopotamia (Modern-day Iraq).

Labour, Finance, and the War
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Labour, Finance, and the War

Being The Results Of Inquiries, Arranged By The Section Of Economic Science And Statistics Of The British Association For The Advancement Of Science, During The Years 1915 And 1916.

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Soviet and Russian Testbed Aircraft

Absolutely worth the money. Very professional writing, good photos and really tech views. If you are like I am, passionate about military aircraft definitively worth having. This book gives us a well documented and researched look into an area of aviation that is often overlooked. The authors know their subject and do a good job conveying that knowledge! This book would be a good addition to the shelf of the aviation historian, Sovie...

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Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector's Price and Reference Guide

The trusted guide to collectible military firearms! Phillip Peterson is a full-time, federally licensed firearms dealer with more than 25 years of experience in military firearms and collectibles. A certified master gunsmith, Peterson has been a featured columnist for Gun Digest the Magazine and is also the editor of Gun Digest Buyer's Guide to Tactical Rifles. Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 7th edition, contains more than 2,...