French utopias; an anthology of ideal societies. Edited, with an introduction and translations, by Frank E. Manuel and Fritzie P. Manuel.

; Manuel, Fritzie Prigohzy, joint ed. and tr
New York, Free Press [1966] .

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Other Authors Manuel, Fritzie Prigohzy,
Subjects France.
Utopias -- France.
Utopias.
Description vii, 426 pages illustrations, facsimile, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Summary An anthology which presents a thorough sampling of French utopias from the late Middle Ages to the present day. Shows the influence of French utopianism on European and American liberal thought, political history, economics, and philosophy.
Contents The blessed isles of Prester John / Sir John Mandeville -- The abbey of Theleme / François Rabelais -- The civil and religious constitution of Antangil / Anonymous -- Warfare on the moon / Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac -- The economy and education of the Sevarambians / Denis Vairasse d'Allais -- Life and death among the Australians / Gabriel de Foigny -- Salentum: frugal and noble simplicity / François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon -- A proposal for peace everlasting / Charles Irénée Castel, Abeé de St. Pierre -- Nature's domain / Morelly -- The abundant life -- A model code of laws -- The people of the ideal commonwealth and the expression of their general will / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- In the year 2500 / Louis Sébastien Mercier -- Love in Tahiti / Denis Diderot -- The pursuit of happiness through rules and regulations / Nicolas-Edme Restif de la Bretonne -- Megapatagonian Maxims -- On marriage -- The end of the privilege / Constantin François Chasseboeuf, Comte de Volney -- The future of man / Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet -- A bedroom discourse / Donatien Alphonse François, Comte (called Marquis) de Sade -- A society of equals / François Noël (Caius Gracchus) Babeuf -- Manifesto of the equals -- Analysis of the Doctrine of Babeuf -- A golden age for posterity / Claude-Henri de Saint-Simon -- The rule of the scientists -- European community -- A parable -- On social organization -- The loving and productive society / The Saint-Simonians -- On moral education -- The emancipation of woman -- The system of passionate attraction / Charles Fourier -- Development of the senses -- Arts, sciences, and spectacles in the combined order -- Epilogue on social chaos -- Work and play in Icaria / Etienne Cabet -- The religion of humanity / Auguste Comte -- Anarchism and order / Pierre-Joseph Proudhon -- What is property? -- Society without authority -- The higher organisms of the centuries to come / Joseph Ernest Renan -- The year 220 of the European federation / Anatole France -- The evolving noosphere / Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)280162
(OCoLC)ocm00280162
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WorldCat Identities Manuel, Frank Edward,
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