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Travels in Icaria

Author: Etienne Cabet
Publisher: Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2003.
Series: Utopianism and communitarianism.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Radical in its day, this landmark utopian 1840 novel traces the journey of fictional British Lord Clarisdall to the exotic island nation of Icaria. To Clarisdell's amazement, devoid of competition or  Read more...

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Cabet, Etienne, 1788-1856.
Travels in Icaria.
Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607060168
Online version:
Cabet, Etienne, 1788-1856.
Travels in Icaria.
Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)608432059
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Etienne Cabet
ISBN: 0815630093 9780815630098
OCLC Number: 52412046
Description: lx, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Etienne Cabet --
1. Purpose of the Voyage and Departure 3 --
2. Arrival in Icaria 6 --
3. Arrival in Icara 12 --
4. Description of Icaria and Icara 17 --
5. A Look at the Social and Political Organization and History of Icaria 27 --
6. Description of Icara (continued) 35 --
7. Food 44 --
8. Clothing 48 --
9. Lodging and Furnishings 53 --
10. Education 61 --
11. Education (continued) 71 --
12. Work and Industry 80 --
13. Health, Doctors, and Hospitals 89 --
14. Writers, Scholars, Lawyers, and Judges 100 --
15. Women's Workshop, Novels, and Marriage 111 --
16. Dinaise Does Not Wish to Marry: Valmor's Despair 118 --
17. Agriculture 119 --
18. Agriculture (continued) 125 --
19. Agriculture (continued) and Commerce 132 --
20. Religion 135 --
21. Valmor's Cure, Milord's Anxiety 143 --
22. The National Assembly 144 --
23. Icarian Peerage, Provincial Assembly, and Pantheon 155 --
24. Popular Assemblies 157 --
25. Newspapers 161 --
26. Executive Branch 162 --
27. A Wedding, a Ball, a Dance 165 --
28. A Horseback Ride 168 --
29. Milord Loves Dinaise; The Story of Lixdox, Cloramide, and Icar 169 --
30. Theaters 178 --
31. Historical Drama: The Gunpowder Plot and the Trial and Sentencing of an Innocent Man 184 --
32. Jealousy and Madness; Reason and Devotion 198 --
33. Prelude to the Anniversary Celebrations School, Workers', and Civic Birthdays 208 --
34. Anniversary of the Revolution 210 --
35. Festivals, Games, Amusements, Luxury 219 --
36. Colonies 224 --
37. Religion (continuation of chapter 20) 225 --
38. France and England 237 --
39. Milord's Marriage Plans Set 241 --
40. Women 242 --
41. Foreign Relations: Project of Communal Association 247 --
42. First Deliberations on the Association Proposal 249.
Series Title: Utopianism and communitarianism.
Other Titles: Voyage en Icarie.
Responsibility: Etienne Cabet ; translated by Leslie J. Roberts ; with a critical introduction by Robert Sutton.
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