Keywords: 1914-1918 -- peace

In the Fourth Year. Anticipations of a World Peace

In the Fourth Year. Anticipations of a World Peace


Herbert George Wells

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IN THE FOURTH YEAR ANTICIPATIONS OF A WORLD PEACE BY H. G. WELLS PREFACE In the latter half of 1914 a few of us were writing that this war was a War of Ideas. A phrase, The War to end War, got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essentially pacifists, towards taking an active part in the war against German imperialism, but it was a phrase whose chief content was its aspiration. People were already writing in those early days of ...

Keywords: 1914-1918 -- Peace Democracy League of Nations World War