Herbert Wells

An Englishman Looks at the World

This carefully crafted ebook: “An Englishman Looks at the World – Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters (The original unabridged edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

An Englishman Looks at the World is a 1914 essay collection by H. G. Wells containing journalistic pieces written between 1909 and 1914.

Table of contents:

The Coming Of Blériot

My First Flight

Off The Chain

Of The New Reign

Will The Empire Live?

The Labour Unrest

The Great State

The Common Sense Of Warfare

The Contemporary Novel

The Philosopher's Public Library

About Chesterton And Belloc

About Sir Thomas More

Traffic And Rebuilding

The So-Called Science Of Sociology


The Schoolmaster And The Empire

The Endowment Of Motherhood


An Age Of Specialisation

Is There A People?

The Disease Of Parliaments

The American Population

The Possible Collapse Of Civilisation

The Ideal Citizen

Some Possible Discoveries

The Human Adventure

Herbert George “H. G.” Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. Wells was now considered to be one of the world's most important political thinkers and during the 1920s and 30s he was in great demand as a contributor to newspapers and journals.
374 printed pages


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