"The War of the Rockets"

Title"The War of the Rockets"
Year for Search1929
AuthorsHodgson, John [Lawrence](1881-1936)
Secondary TitleThe Star Review (England)
Volume / Edition2.1
Pagination6-10
Date PublishedJanuary 1929
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Brief dystopia describing how “the Resourceless Ones” are controlled by their economic and political masters, who create an arms race that brings about a devastating war. The survivors create a eutopia based on a world government with a World Council and a World Police. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his The Great God Waste [subtitle on first title page A Study of certain phases of the present world-wide tendency–as exemplified by Capitalist, Communist, and Fascist practices–to impoverish and robotise the Individual] (Eggington, Beds., Eng.: John Hodgson, 1933), 122-27

Info Notes

See also his 1929 The Time-Journey of Dr. Barton.

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Author Note

(1881-1936)

Full Text

1929 Hodgson John [Lawrence] (1881-1936). “The War of the Rockets.” The Star Review (England) 2.1 (January 1929): 6-10. Rpt. in his The Great God Waste [subtitle on first title page A Study of certain phases of the present world-wide tendency–as exemplified by Capitalist, Communist, and Fascist practices–to impoverish and robotise the Individual] (Eggington, Beds., Eng.: John Hodgson, 1933), 122-27. L

Brief dystopia describing how “the Resourceless Ones” are controlled by their economic and political masters, who create an arms race that brings about a devastating war. The survivors create a eutopia based on a world government with a World Council and a World Police. See also his 1929 The Time-Journey of Dr. Barton.