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Expectations for the millennium : American socialist visions of the future

Author: Peter H Buckingham
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 192.
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Early in the 20th century, American socialists dared to dream of a future based on co-operation rather than competition. Socialism was a movement broad enough to encompass many points of view  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Expectations for the millennium.
Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)652418590
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Buckingham
ISBN: 0313316708 9780313316708
OCLC Number: 45963181
Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the promise of a better future / Robert S. Fogarty --
Optimistic millennialism: Edward Bellamy's vision of socialism as "Applied Christianity" / Jacob H. Dorn --
Socialist expectiations and the "New Woman" in the Utopian fiction of Edward Bellamy, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Jack London / Francis R. Shor --
Kingdom of God as cooperative commonwealth: socialist Christians, the millennial ideal, and the state / Jacob H. Dorn --
Social democratic millennium: visions of gender / Sally M. Miller --
Visions from the "beautiful trinity": the dawning of the cooperative commonwealth in the popular socialist press / Peter H. Buckingham --
Utopian frontier in the New South / W. Fitzhugh Brundage --
"Our political faith is socialism, our religious faith is the Latter-day Saints": socialist Mormons and their millennial vision in the early twentieth century / John R. Sillito, John S. McCormick --
William English Walling's enduring vision of racial reconciliation / Jack Stuart --
IWW vision: building a new society within the shell of the old / Dan Georgakas --
Commentary / Herbert Shapiro.
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 192.
Responsibility: edited by Peter H. Buckingham.

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