Title, Utopianism Concepts in Social Thought · Concepts in the social sciences. Author, Krishan Kumar. Edition, illustrated. Publisher, Open University Press. A fine little monograph. Rather than surveying the concept (and its literature) at its broadest, Kumar (social thought, U. of Kent at Canterbury) wisely treats utopia. Utopia has become a vague term, synonymous almost with the Good Society or the Good Time. It is applied to the dreams and visions of all peoples and all.
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View freely available titles: U Dewey Decimal Classification Utopia has always had a close, though ambivalent, relationship with millennialism. This relationship was probably at its most intense in England at the time of the Civil War; even when utopia aspired to secularism — as at the time of the French Revolution, or in nineteenth-century socialism — it continued to turn to millennial forms to recharge its energies.
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Utopianism Krishan Kumar No preview available – These two books are a testimony to a burgeoning interest in utopian studies, both in Europe and the USA.