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The Human Drift by Jack London

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Written in English


  • 19th century fiction,
  • American - General,
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  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11728203M
ISBN 101414213263
ISBN 109781414213262

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The Human Drift is a work of Utopian social planning, written by King Camp Gillette and first published in [1] The book details Gillette's theory that replacing competitive corporations with a single giant publicly owned trust ("the United Company") would cure virtually all social ills.   The Human Drift -- Small-Boat Sailing -- Four Horses and a Sailor -- Nothing that Ever Came to Anything -- That Dead Men Rise up Never -- A Classic of the Sea -- A Wicked Woman (Curtain Raiser) -- The Birth Mark (Sketch)Cited by: 2. The Old Drift is undoubtedly one of the best African novels, if not the best one, that I've read. While liking the majority of the African books I'd read before, I found them quite burdensome in regard to the topic of human misery, poverty and hardships, so I was not looking forward to reading The Old Drift all that much/5.   The Human Drift by Gillette, King C. (King Camp), Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics Social problems Collection opensource Language English. Book scanned by Google from the library of UC Santa Cruz and uploaded to the Internet Archive by John Mark Ockerbloom. Addeddate Identifier.