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Harney, Gilbert Lane

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(1851-1925) US church minister and author of Philoland (1900), a Utopia set in a Hollow Earth venue, where a Lost Race of ancient Hebrews has established a populous civilization. It is a relatively sophisticated benign vision of a highly technologized Underground society; such visions are exceedingly rare after World War One. [JC]

Gilbert Lane Harney

born Center Township, Indiana: 26 March 1851

died Confluence, Pennsylvania: 20 March 1925


  • Philoland (New York: F Tennyson Neely, 1900) [hb/]


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