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Utopia and anti-utopia in modern times

Author: Krishan Kumar
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : B. Blackwell, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to show how modern versions of utopia and anti-utopia engage in the debate about the future of modern society, focusing on the role of socialism and science within it. The book asks whether socialism will lead to freedom or to tyranny, and whether science will free us or enslave us.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krishan Kumar
ISBN: 0631167145 9780631167143 0631148736 9780631148739
OCLC Number: 22766746
Notes: Originally published 1987.
Description: x, 506 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Utopianism ancient and modern --
Utopia in nineteenth-century Europe --
Utopia in nineteenth-century America.
Responsibility: Krishan Kumar.

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