"Our Temporary Civilization"

Title"Our Temporary Civilization"
Year for Search1919
AuthorsEdmond, James(1859-1933)
Secondary TitleThe Lone Hand (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
Volume / Editionns 9.3 - 4 (os 23.143-44)
Pagination 11-12, 11-12
Date PublishedMarch - April 1919
Place PublishedSydney
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Australian author, Male author, Scottish author
Annotation

Satire. The first section is a fairly straightforward description of the depletion of resources. The second part begins with the age of “Coal, Iron and Hurry” and projects that depletion into the very far future (the last date is 2744 followed by periods where dates are not knowable. The gradual degeneration of humanity. 

Holding Institutions

Sydney

Author Note

The author (1859-1933) was born in Scotland; he moved to New Zealand in 1878 and to Australia in 1884. He was the Editor of the The Bulletin from 1903 to 1914

Full Text

1919 Edmond, James (1859-1933). “Our Temporary Civilization.” The Lone Hand (Sydney, NSW, Australia), ns 9.3 - 4 (os 23.143 -44) (March - April 1919, 11-12, 11-12. Sydney

Satire. The first section is a fairly straightforward description of the depletion of resources. The second part begins with the age of “Coal, Iron and Hurry” and projects that depletion into the very far future (the last date is 2744 followed by periods where dates are not knowable. Humanity gradually degenerates. The author was born in Scotland; he moved to New Zealand in 1878 and to Australia in 1884. He was the Editor of the The Bulletin from 1903 to 1914. See also 1911 Edmond.