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    Utopia (Penguin Great Ideas) (Paperback) By (author) Sir Thomas More

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    DescriptionIn `Utopia` Thomas More painted a fantastical picture of a distant island where society is perfected and people live in harmony, yet its title means 'no place', and More's hugely influential work was ultimately an attack on his own corrupt, dangerous times, and on the failings of humanity. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

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    By (author) Sir Thomas More
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 99 g
    ISBN 13: 9780141043692
    ISBN 10: 0141043695

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.1
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Libri: ENGM1060
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: ENGL3070
    DC22: 321.07, 335.02
    Thema V1.0: JPA
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2009
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    Thomas More was born in 1478. He succeeded Wolsey as Lord Chancellor of England, but came into conflict with the king, Henry VIII, by refusing to acknowledge him as sole head of the Church. Charged with high treason, More steadfastly refused to takean oath impugning the pope's authority or upholding the king's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. He was beheaded in 1535.