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The Coming Race By Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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The Coming Race is a novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, originally printed as The Coming Race. Among its readers have been those who have believed that its account of a superior subterranean master race... More > and the energy-form called "Vril" is accurate, to the extent that some theosophists, notably Helena Blavatsky, William Scott-Elliot, and Rudolf Steiner, accepted the book as truth. A popular book, The Morning of the Magicians (1960) suggested that a secret Vril Society existed in pre-Nazi Berlin. However, there is no historical evidence for the existence of such a society.< Less
THE COMING RACE By Edward Bulwer Lytton
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The Races of Man By Joseph Deniker
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This work remains one of the greatest surveys of the social and physiological of the races of the world ever written. Deniker established the core definitions of racial groups which became the... More > reference standard for all later works. “My object in the present work has been to give in a condensed form the essential facts of the twin sciences of anthropology and ethnography. My book is designed for all those who desire to obtain rapidly a general notion of ethnographic and anthropological sciences, or to understand the foundations of these sciences.” Profusely illustrated, each page of this high-quality reproduction has been carefully hand-restored from the original. Deniker (1852—1981) was a French naturalist and anthropologist who obtained an engineering degree at the university of St. Petersburg, and a doctorate in natural sciences from the Sorbonne in Paris.< Less
The Races of Man By Joseph Deniker
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This work remains one of the greatest surveys of the social and physiological of the races of the world ever written. Deniker established the core definitions of racial groups which became the... More > reference standard for all later works. “My object in the present work has been to give in a condensed form the essential facts of the twin sciences of anthropology and ethnography. My book is designed for all those who desire to obtain rapidly a general notion of ethnographic and anthropological sciences, or to understand the foundations of these sciences.” Profusely illustrated, each page of this high-quality reproduction has been carefully hand-restored from the original. Deniker (1852—1981) was a French naturalist and anthropologist who obtained an engineering degree at the university of St. Petersburg, and a doctorate in natural sciences from the Sorbonne in Paris.< Less
The Coming Race By Edward Bulwer Lytton
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The Coming Race is a powerful novel that fired the imagination of readers starting in the 1870's. Among the earliest examples of what would become the genre of science fiction, among many authors it... More > influenced H. G. Wells, Samuel Butler, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. The book tells the story of a young American adventurer who discovers a portal to an underground world at the bottom of a mine shaft. In this world lives a highly advanced race, with a dark secret. Edward Bulwer Lytton was was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined the phrases "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", as well as the infamous opening line "It was a dark and stormy night".< Less
The Coming Race By Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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This utopian novel by the author of "The Last Days of Pompeii" was a best-seller when it first appeared and eventually proved to be enormously influential not only the development of... More > science fiction at the turn of the 20th century but even upon the development of Nazi pseudoscience. The novel features ZEE, princess of a subterranean race of super-beings possessed of extraordinary abilities, powers and knowledge of advanced science.< Less
The Coming Race By Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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The Coming Race, also reprinted as Vril: The Power of the Coming Race, is a novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, first published in 1871. The novel is an early example of science fiction. Many readers... More > believed that its account of a superior subterranean master race and the energy form called Vril was accurate, to the extent that some theosophists accepted the book as truth.< Less
The Coming Race By Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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The Coming Race, also reprinted as Vril: The Power of the Coming Race, is a novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, first published in 1871. The novel is an early example of science fiction. Many readers... More > believed that its account of a superior subterranean master race and the energy form called Vril was accurate, to the extent that some theosophists accepted the book as truth.< Less
Critical Race By Martin Hancock
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Critical Race poses a controversial and disturbing version of the origin of our computing technology. Based on the harrowing story of Tom Harris, a spy sent by Churchill to monitor Nazi science, the... More > narrative follows a delicate thread of history as it weaves a picture of intrigue and betrayal that joins the beginnings of computer technology with the explosion of the first atomic bomb.< Less