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Published: 17 December 2019

448 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198829454

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Imagined Futures

Writing, Science, and Modernity in the To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series, 1923-31

Max Saunders

  • Rediscovers a unique collection of superb volumes and presents some of the best writing in the twentieth century on science, technology, and culture
  • Contextualizes the series, introducing its general editor and writers, their social and intellectual backgrounds
  • Provides clear analysis of the individual volumes by writers such as J. B. S. Haldane, Bertrand Russell, Vernon Lee, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Sylvia Pankhurst, Hugh McDiarmid, James Jeans, J. D. Bernal, Winifred Holtby, and Andre Maurois
  • Represents a new contribution to science and technology studies in the period; not just to how people thought about science and technology, but how they thought about science and technology changing thinking, including thinking about the future