Sixty Years Hence

TitleSixty Years Hence
Year for Search1847
Authors[Henningsen], [Charles Frederick](1815-77)
Volume / Edition3 vols.
Date Published1847
PublisherT.C. Newby
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Largely a satire on the manners and customs of the near future but includes a dystopian element–a despotic government and its overthrow.

Holding Institutions

DLC, L, MH

Author Note

The author’s place of birth (1815-77) is uncertain, and as a mercenary he lived and fought in various European conflicts, in Nicaragua, and in the U. S. Civil War for the Confederacy. He became a U. S. citizen.

Full Text

1847 [Henningsen, Charles Frederick] (1815-77). Sixty Years Hence. 3 vols. London: T. C. Newby. DLC, L, MH

Largely a satire on the manners and customs of the near future but includes a dystopian element–a despotic government and its overthrow. The author’s place of birth is uncertain, and as a mercenary he lived and fought in various European conflicts, in Nicaragua, and in the U. S. Civil War for the Confederacy. He became a U. S. citizen.