Utopias: A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities Howard P. Segal

ISBN: 9781118234402

Published:

224 pages


Description

Utopias: A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities  by  Howard P. Segal

Utopias: A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities by Howard P. Segal
| | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 224 pages | ISBN: 9781118234402 | 7.20 Mb

This brief history connects the past and present of utopian thought, from the first utopias in ancient Greece, right up to present day visions of cyberspace communities and paradise. Explores the purpose of utopias, what they reveal about the... MoreThis brief history connects the past and present of utopian thought, from the first utopias in ancient Greece, right up to present day visions of cyberspace communities and paradise. Explores the purpose of utopias, what they reveal about the societies who conceive them, and how utopias have changed over the centuriesUnique in including both non-Western and Western visions of utopiaExplores the many forms utopias have taken - prophecies and oratory, writings, political movements, worlds fairs, physical communities - and also discusses high-tech and cyberspace visions for the first timeThe first book to analyze the implicitly utopian dimensions of reform crusades like Technocracy of the 1930s and Modernization Theory of the 1950s, and the laptop classroom initiatives of recent years



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Utopias: A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities":


tikurila.pl

©2009-2015 | DMCA | Contact us