In the Fourth Year: Anticipations of a World Peace


Read by John Schuurman

In the Fourth Year is a collection H.G. Wells assembled in the spring of 1918 from essays he had recently published discussing the problem of establishing lasting peace when World War I ended. It is mostly devoted to plans for the League of Nations and the discussion of post-war politics. Summary by jfschuurman. (4 hr 21 min)

Chapters

Preface 11:18 Read by John Schuurman
I. The Way to Concrete Realization 21:39 Read by John Schuurman
II. The League Must Be Representative 19:36 Read by John Schuurman
III. The Necessary Powers of the League 22:17 Read by John Schuurman
IV. The Labour View of Middle Africa 16:10 Read by John Schuurman
V-a. Getting the League Idea Clear in Relation to Imperialism 11:34 Read by John Schuurman
V-b. Getting the League Idea Clear in Relation to Imperialism 17:22 Read by John Schuurman
V-c. Getting the League Idea Clear in Relation to Imperialism 20:01 Read by John Schuurman
VI. The War Aims of the Western Allies 7:34 Read by John Schuurman
VII. The Future of Monarchy 20:36 Read by John Schuurman
VIII. The Plain Necessity for a League 24:47 Read by John Schuurman
IX. Democracy 30:14 Read by John Schuurman
X. The Recent struggle for Proportional Representation in Great Britain 26:30 Read by John Schuurman
XI. The Study and Propaganda of Democracy 12:11 Read by John Schuurman