Darkness and the Light, by Olaf Stapledon

Table of Contents

Preface

  1. Part I— Crisis
  2. Man’s Two Futures
  3. The Modern Age
  4. Mankind at the Cross Roads
    1. Rise and Fall of a German Reich
    2. North America
    3. Russia and China
    4. The Rise of Tibet
    Part II Darkness
  5. The Quenching of the Light
    1. Repercussions in Britain
    2. A Synthetic Faith
    3. The Tibetans Defend Themselves
    4. The Destruction of Tibet
  6. The Reign of Darkness
    1. The Japanese Revolution
    2. A Synthetic War
    3. Diabolic World Empire
  7. The Triumph of the Rats
    1. Economic Decline
    2. Decline of Population
    3. Disintegration of the World Empire
    4. Final Degeneracy
    5. The End of Man
    Part III— The Light
  8. The Spark Survives
    1. Harking Back to the Tibetan Revolution
    2. War Against the Empires
    3. Armed Peace
    4. War Again, and a New Order
  9. Precarious Advance
    1. Difficulties Over America
    2. Difficulties with the Bureaucrats
    3. Progress
    4. The Population Problem
    5. Aristocrats and Democrats
  10. New World
    1. A World of Villages
    2. Village Culture
    3. The Forwards
  11. Remote Horizons
    1. Peaceful Growth
    2. Behind the Veil
    3. A Phase of Confusion
    4. Preparation for a Great Task
    5. Despair and New Hope
    6. Man Passes on

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