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Book Information: Short-Short Story of Mankind, the

Short-Short Story of Mankind, the (1955) [Short Story]
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Beginning with the Stone Age, a series of quarrels throughout history lead to nuclear war.

Originally published as "We're Holding Our Own" in Lilliput 37, November 1955.
Reprinted as "The Short-Short Story of Mankind" in Playboy 5, April 1958.

Original title: We're Holding Our Own
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Penguin Science Fiction (1961) [Anthology]
      Authors: Isaac Asimov , John Steinbeck , Brian W. Aldiss , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , A. Bertram Chandler , Clifford D. Simak , Eric Frank Russell , Algis Budrys , J. G. Ballard , Katherine MacLean , James H. Schmitz , Ward Moore

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