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More's Utopia and the utopian inheritance

Author: A D Cousins; Damian Grace
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, originally presented at the New Worlds and Utopias Conference, held at St. Patrick's Seminary, Sydney, in 1992.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
More's Utopia and the utopian inheritance.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1995
(OCoLC)605913886
Named Person: Thomas More, Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A D Cousins; Damian Grace
ISBN: 081919915X 9780819199157
OCLC Number: 32131643
Description: xxi, 136 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Utopia and academic scepticism / Damian Grace --
Prosperity, equality and intellectual needs in More's Utopia / Aleksandar Pavkovic --
Utopia and the Franciscans / Dominic Baker-Smith --
The idea of a commonwealth according to the Essenes and St. Thomas More's The best state of a commonwealth and the new island of Utopia / Miguel Martínez López --
More's Utopia, Callenbach's Ecotopia, and Biosphere 2 / Elizabeth McCutcheon --
To build a Christian utopia in the Pacific : the Sandwich Islands in early American Protestant missionary activity / James M. McCutcheon --
More, Montaigne, Voltaire and Matthew Arnold : thoughts on the utopian vision / John C. Olin --
The island of Utopia and Voltaire's country of Eldorado / Clare M. Murphy --
Ever "More" : utopian and dystopian visions of the future 1890-1990 / Fred Standley.
Responsibility: edited by A.D. Cousins and Damian Grace.

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