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Home from the dark side of utopia

Clif Ross

Home from the dark side of utopia

a journey through American revolutions

by Clif Ross

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Social movements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-366) and index.

    StatementClifton Ross ; foreword by Staughton Lynd
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1414 .R67 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378 pages
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27227886M
    ISBN 10184935250X
    ISBN 109781849352505
    LC Control Number2015959319
    OCLC/WorldCa923553777

    In Book II of Utopia, we learn that the principal foundation of Utopian law and policy, as in Plato’s ideal republic and some monastic systems, is the abolition of all private other words, the citizens of Utopia own nothing individually but share the resources of their nation collectively, from land to housing to bread and wine. "Utopia" is a comic book crossover story arc written by Matt Fraction and published by Marvel Comics, starring the X-Men and the Dark Avengers. [1] [2] The first issue was released in June

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    Book I represents the negative side of the picture which More intends to create, the statement of what is wrong with "civilization" in his time. A few incidental references comparing the state of affairs in contemporary Europe with the manners and government of a nation on a remote island called Utopia leads into the discussion in the second book. Sir Thomas More wrote Book 1 of Utopia in two parts. The first version served only as an introduction to Book 2, while the second version is far more subtle and explores many issues of More's day. The first version of Book 1 ended just before More's final sentence explaining that before going into a description of Utopia, he thought it would be.


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