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The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

I. F. Clarke


This anthology is the second in the five-volume series Future-War Fiction, 1763–2001, and follows on The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871–1914, published in 1995. That selection of short stories showed how, following the extraordinary success of Sir George Chesney's Battle of Dorking in 1871, the tale of the war-to-come became the most popular means of looking into, and of projecting, all the possible conditions – political and technological – that might conceivably affect the conduct of a future war. The present anthology offers a selection of extracts from the most representative British sto ... More

Keywords: future war, Next Great War, Zukunftskreig, future-war fiction, short stories, George Chesney, Battle of Dorking, war-to-come, Britain, Germany

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780853236320
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

I. F. Clarke, editor