The Challenge. Plan of Action For a Better Tomorrow. A Major Novel of the Near Future

TitleThe Challenge. Plan of Action For a Better Tomorrow. A Major Novel of the Near Future
Year for Search1961
AuthorsMangels, Arthur C., and Byers, Albert F.
Date Published1961
PublisherRolley & Reynolds
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Capitalist eutopia. Complicated scheme to establish Earth’s Trading Post, Inc. as the world’s largest corporation to buy up US assets and lease them back, which will make everything more efficient and effectively compete with Communism. Good capitalists refuse salaries in excess of absolute need. The military is privatized and is more efficient. There is a strong religious component. Women’s clubs, which can be established or joined through a coupon on the back cover flap, are instrumental in eliminating government waste. Another coupon on the front cover flap offers copies to corporations, complete with company logos on the cover, to distribute to their shareholders.

Info Notes

Their The Second Declaration of Independence. Philadelphia, PA: Rolley & Reynolds, 1965 argues on religious grounds that the U. S. needs a Second Declaration of Independence.

Holding Institutions

GU, PSt

Author Note

Mangels, who is described as the author, was a businessman; Byers, who is described as the co-author, was President of the publishers.

Full Text

1961 Mangels, Arthur C. and Albert F. Byers. The Challenge. Plan of Action For a Better Tomorrow. A Major Novel of the Near Future. Philadelphia, PA: Rolley & Reynolds. GU, PSt

Capitalist eutopia. Complicated scheme to establish Earth’s Trading Post, Inc. as the world’s largest corporation to buy up U. S. assets and lease them back, which will make everything more efficient and effectively compete with Communism. Good capitalists refuse salaries in excess of absolute need. The military is privatized and is more efficient. There is a strong religious component. Women’s clubs, which can be established or joined through a coupon on the back cover flap, are instrumental in eliminating government waste. Another coupon on the front cover flap offers copies to corporations, complete with company logos on the cover, to distribute to their shareholders. Mangels, who is described as the author, was a businessman; Byers, who is described as the co-author, was President of the publishers. Their The Second Declaration of Independence. Philadelphia, PA: Rolley & Reynolds, 1965 argues on religious grounds that the U. S. needs a Second Declaration of Independence.