Bachelder, John

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(1817-1906) US inventor and author of A.D.: Electrical Development at Atlantis (1890) as by A Former Resident of "The Hub", one of many "answers" to Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (1888). In this case an electricity-driven right-wing Utopia, governed by businessmen with powerful new Weapons, fights off the socialists, and an Invasion from China (see Yellow Peril), fifty years after Bellamy thought all was well. [JC]

John Bachelder

born Weare, New Hampshire: 7 March 1817

died Houghton, Michigan: 1 July 1906

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