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Looking backward, 2000-1887 / by Edward Bellamy ; edited by John L. Thomas.

; Thomas, John L., editor
Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [1967] .
ISBN 9780674539006, 0674539001

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Other Authors Thomas, John L.,
Subjects Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
Social problems -- Fiction.
Social problems.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Time travel.
Two thousand, A.D.
Two thousand, A.D. -- Fiction.
Utopias -- Fiction.
Utopias.
Series John Harvard library.
Description 314 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1967]
©1967
Notes Originally published in 1888. Reprinted from the corrected MS.
Sequel: Equality.
Also issued online.
Summary This is the America to which Julian West, a young Bostonian, awakens after more than a century of sleep. West's initial sense of wonder, his gradual acceptance of the new order and a new love, and Bellamy's wonderful prophetic inventions--electric lighting, shopping malls, credit cards, electronic broadcasting--ensured the mass popularity of this 1888 novel. But however rich in fantasy and romance, Looking Backward is a passionate attack on the social ills of nineteenth-century industrialism and a plea for social reform and moral renewal.
Genre Fiction.
Science fiction.
Utopian fiction.
Geographic Area n-us-ma
Network Numbers (OCoLC)362830
(OCoLC)ocm00362830
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898.
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