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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Expectations for the millennium.
Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter H Buckingham
|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.|
?US historians explore the alternative visions for society offered by socialists at the beginning of the 20th centry. Among the topics are Edward Bellamy's socialism as applied Christianity and the