This Misery of Boots

This Misery of Boots

by H. G. Wells

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This Misery of Boots is a 1907 political tract by H. G. Wells advocating socialism. Published by the Fabian Society, This Misery of Boots is the expansion of a 1905 essay with the same name. Its five chapters condemn private property in land and means of production and calls for their expropriation by the state "not for profit, but for service." This Misery of Boots, was a political tract, written by H.G. Wells, published in 1907 by The Fabian Society, (as an expansion of a previous 1905 essay of the same name). The work advocates socialism and looks at the 10-20% of the population that suffers from the misery of the boot, as he describes it. The work condemns private property, with respect to the means of production and land, and he calls for the expropriation of both by the state, to be put into the service of the people.

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BN ID: 2940163093762
Publisher: Black Lizard Press
Publication date: 07/20/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 410 KB

About the Author

Herbert George Wells was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography, and even including two books on recreational war games

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1866

Date of Death:

August 13, 1946

Place of Birth:

Bromley, Kent, England

Place of Death:

London, England


Normal School of Science, London, England

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