H G Wells pp 303-311 | Cite as


The Outline of History (1920)
  • Adam Roberts
Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)


Conceived as a comprehensive history of the whole world The Outline of History (1920) proved Wells’s single most successful book; this chapter discusses its composition and arguments.


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  • Adam Roberts
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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