The Open Conspiracy; Blue Prints for a World Revolution

TitleThe Open Conspiracy; Blue Prints for a World Revolution
Year for Search1928
AuthorsWells, H[erbert] G[eorge](1866-1946)
Tertiary AuthorsWells, H. G.
Date Published1928
PublisherVictor Gollancz
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Program to bring about the Wellsian eutopia. Here Wells stresses the need for some form of world political control, economic unity, and a limit on population growth. 

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U. S. ed. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1928. Serialized without the subtitle in T. P.’s Weekly 9 - 10 (April 7 - July 7, 1928): 853-54, 856; 891-92; 7-8; 26, 39-40; 75-76; 112, 120; 53-54; 156; 188, 190; 220, 222; 249-51; 280-84; 321, 323; 351-52. Rev. ed. The Open Conspiracy; Blue Prints for a World Revolution. A Second Version of this faith of a modern man made more explicit and plain. London: Hogarth Press, 1930. U. S. ed. of rev. ed. entitled What Are We To Do With Our Lives? Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. Rpt. as The Open Conspiracy and Other Writings. London: Waterlow & Sons, 1933 [In addition to The Open Conspiracy, the volume contains, separately paged, First and Last Things and Russia in the Shadows]; rpt. as What Are We To Do With Our Lives? No. 55 of The Thinker’s Library. London: Watts & Co., 1935 [This ed. includes a page on the movement with an address to which to apply for membership. Annual subscription of 5 shillings brings the monthly bulletin]; and with the subtitle H. G. Wells on World Revolution. Ed. W[alter] Warren Wagar with a “Critical Introduction” by Wagar (1-44) and the corrected text using the 1933 Waterlow & Sons ed. (45-136). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2002. See pp. 11-12 of the Wagar ed. for a description of the variations in the various editions. The Wagar text does not include the “Preface” (7-9) or the “Marginal Note” (154-56) from the 1928 ed.

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(1866-1946)

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1928 Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge] (1866-1946). The Open Conspiracy; Blue Prints for a World Revolution. London: Victor Gollancz. U. S. ed. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1928. Serialized without the subtitle in T. P.’s Weekly 9.212  - 10.245  (April 7 - July 7, 1928): 853-54; 856; 891-92; 7-8, 26; 39-40; 75-76; 112, 120; 153-54, 156; 188, 190; 220, 222; 249-51; 280-84; 321, 323; 351-52. Rev. ed. The Open Conspiracy; Blue Prints for a World Revolution. A Second Version of this faith of a modern man made more explicit and plain. London: Hogarth Press, 1930. U. S. ed. of rev. ed. entitled What Are We To Do With Our Lives? Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. Rpt. as The Open Conspiracy and Other Writings. London: Waterlow & Sons, 1933 [In addition to The Open Conspiracy, the volume contains, separately paged, First and Last Things and Russia in the Shadows]; rpt. as What Are We To Do With Our Lives? No. 55 of The Thinker’s Library. London: Watts & Co., 1935 [This ed. includes a page on the movement with an address to which to apply for membership. Annual subscription of 5 shillings brings the monthly bulletin]; and with the subtitle H. G. Wells on World Revolution. Ed. W[alter] Warren Wagar with a “Critical Introduction” by Wagar (1-44) and the corrected text using the 1933 Waterlow & Sons ed. (45-136). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2002. See pp. 11-12 of the Wagar ed. for a description of the variations in the various editions. The Wagar text does not include the “Preface” (7-9) or the “Marginal Note” (154-56) from the 1928 ed. L, PSt

Program to bring about the Wellsian eutopia. Here Wells stresses the need for some form of world political control, economic unity, and a limit on population growth.