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story of Utopias

Lewis Mumford

story of Utopias

ideal commonwealths and social myths

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis Mumford ; with an introduction by Hendrik Willem Van Loon.
The Physical Object
Pagination315p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13945239M


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The Story of Utopias book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the orig /5. The Story of Utopias, written and edited inis a unique work, in which Lewis Mumford makes the analysis of historical utopias, based on the distinction between utopias story of Utopias book escape and utopias of reconstruction, including these most classic literary utopias, Plato Edward Bellamy, through Thomas More, Bacon, Campanella and others/5(8).

The Story of Utopias by Lewis Mumford reviewed by Martin Knox Mumford is more concerned to present ideas for utopias of reconstruction, that alter relationships permanently through education, adaptation and so forth, than utopias of escape, that are evaluated by their ability to return people to reality, such as Alice In s: 9.

THE STORY OF UTOPIAS CHAPTER ONE 1. UTOPIA has long been another name for the unreal and the impossible. We have set utopia over against the world.

As a matter of fact, it is our utopias that make the world tolerable to us: the cities and mansions that people dream of are those in which they finally live. The Story of Utopias by Lewis Mumford [] Contents Start Reading.

This is a survey of the development of the concept of Utopia, by one of the foremost urban planning theorists of the 20th century. This was Mumford's first book.

He starts with a survey of the major utopias, some well-known, others less so. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. The story of Utopias. The story of. Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system.

The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia. Many books that deal with "utopia" are. This is a list of utopian literature.

A utopia is a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities. It is a common literary theme, especially in speculative fiction and science fiction.

The word "utopia" was coined in Greek language by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, but the genre has roots dating back to.