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Utopia (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&n Classics Trade Paper)
Utopia (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&n Classics Trade Paper)
by Thomas More
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Utopia, by Sir Thomas More, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted... (read more)

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Utopia
Utopia
by Thomas More
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Revised introduction; new chronology and further reading Translated with an Introduction by Paul Turner.... (read more)

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Utopia (Dover Thrift Editions)
Utopia (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Thomas More
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Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed, and vice were... (read more)

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People of the Rainbow: A Nomadic Utopia
People of the Rainbow: A Nomadic Utopia
by Michael I Niman
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Since 1972, the Rainbow Family of Living Light, a loosely organized and anarchistic nomadic community, have been holding large gatherings in remote forests to pray for world peace and create a model of a functioning utopian society. In People of the... (read more)

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Three Early Modern Utopias: Thomas More: Utopia / Francis Bacon: New Atlantis / Henry Neville: The Isle of Pines (Oxford World's Classics)
Three Early Modern Utopias: Thomas More: Utopia / Francis Bacon: New Atlantis / Henry Neville: The Isle of Pines (Oxford World's Classics)
by Thomas More
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With the publication of Utopia (1516), Thomas More provided a scathing analysis of the shortcomings of his own society, a realistic suggestion for an alternative mode of social organization, and a satire on unrealistic idealism. Enormously influential... (read more)

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Open Utopia
Open Utopia
by Thomas More
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The Open Utopia is a complete English language edition of Thomas More's Utopia that honors the primary precept of Utopia itself: that all property is common property. Licensed under Creative Commons, The Open Utopia conveys this message and continues the... (read more)

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Thomas More on Statesmanship
Thomas More on Statesmanship
by Gerard B. Wegemer
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The first study to examine More's complete works in view of his concept of statesmanship and, in the process, link his humanism, faith, and legal and political vocations into a coherent narrative... (read more)

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Utopia
Utopia
by Thomas More
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First published in 1516, Thomas More's \[I\]Utopia\[/I\] is one of the most influential books in the Western philosophical and literary tradition and one of the supreme achievements of Renaissance humanism. More's complexly ironic account of an imaginary... (read more)

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Heavens on Earth:  Utopian Communities in America 1680-1880
Heavens on Earth: Utopian Communities in America 1680-1880
by Mark Holloway
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Fascinating accounts of the history of the most important and typical American utopian communities include surveys of Shaker, New Harmony, and Brook Farm; Fourieristic phalanxes; and Oneida settlements. Details of human interest and daily life, often... (read more)

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The New Atlantis and the City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias
The New Atlantis and the City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias
by Francis Bacon
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An unabridged edition of both titles: The City of the Sun (with introduction) and The New Atlantis (with introductory note).... (read more)

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In Utopia: Six Kinds of Eden and the Search for a Better Paradise
In Utopia: Six Kinds of Eden and the Search for a Better Paradise
by J Hallman
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In 2005, J.C. Hallman came across a scientific paper about “Pleistocene Rewilding,” a peculiar idea from conservation biology that suggested repopulating bereft ecosystems with endangered “megafauna.” The plan sounded utterly... (read more)

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Utopia (Selected Works of St. Thomas More Series)
Utopia (Selected Works of St. Thomas More Series)
by Thomas More
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Based on Volume 4 of the Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More, this edition includes an Introduction and Notes by Father Surtz.  The accuracy of the translation ensures that the volume can be used by the historian, literary scholar,... (read more)

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The New Atlantis and the City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias
The New Atlantis and the City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias
by Francis Bacon
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Two authors from The Age of Reason and Enlightenment envisioned their own philosophical and intellectual utopias. Campanella was a student of logic and physics while Bacon focused on politics and philosophy. Despite the authors' differences in... (read more)

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Visions of Utopia
Visions of Utopia
by Edward Rothstein
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From the sex-free paradise of the Shakers to the worker's paradise of Marx, utopian ideas seem to have two things in common--they all are wonderfully plausible at the start and they all end up as disasters. In Visions of Utopia, three leading cultural... (read more)

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Utopia: A Revised Translation, Backgrounds, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
Utopia: A Revised Translation, Backgrounds, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)
by Thomas More
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"Backgrounds" is designed to assist student readers in an appreciation of Utopia by shedding light on the different points of view contemporary with More's work. Included are new selections from Saint Benedict and Tasso, as well as a medieval satire on... (read more)

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The World I Dream of
The World I Dream of
by Curt Butz
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Dreaming humanity's future. There is nothing like the dream to create the future. Victor Hugo. Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you... (read more)

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Women, Family, and Utopia: Communal Experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the Mormons (Utopianism and Communitarianism)
Women, Family, and Utopia: Communal Experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the Mormons (Utopianism and Communitarianism)
by Lawrence Foster
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After highlighting and elaborating on his earlier research regarding relations between men and women in the early Shaker, Oneida Perfectionist, and Mormon movements, Foster further explores the ways in which these unorthodox experiments in communal... (read more)

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Utopia (Yale Nota Bene)
Utopia (Yale Nota Bene)
by Thomas More
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Preeminent More scholar Clarence H. Miller does justice to the full range of More's rhetoric in this new translation of "Utopia", one of the most important works of European humanism. Professor Miller includes a helpful Introduction that outlines some of... (read more)

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More's Utopia and Utopian Literature (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes
More's Utopia and Utopian Literature (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes
by Harold M Priest
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the... (read more)

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The Communal Experience: Anarchist and Mystical Communities in Twentieth Century America (Phoenix Book)
The Communal Experience: Anarchist and Mystical Communities in Twentieth Century America (Phoenix Book)
by Laurence R Veysey
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The original impulse for groups to separate from society and establish communities of their own was religious. Though the religious side of this drive toward separation remains strong, the last two centuries have seen the appearance of secular... (read more)

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