The Story of Utopias

The Story of Utopias

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The Story of Utopias, written and edited in 1922, is a unique work, in which Lewis Mumford makes the analysis of historical utopias, based on the distinction between utopias of escape and utopias of reconstruction, including these most classic literary utopias, Plato Edward Bellamy, through Thomas More, Bacon, Campanella and others. Utopian way of life, every man enjoys the opportunity to be a man because no one has the possibility to be a monster. The main purpose of man is to grow up to the limit of the stature of its kind. Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514330903
  • 9781514330906
  • 1,125,524

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