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Utopias : A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities

Utopias : A Brief History from Ancient Writings to Virtual Communities



Book Title:   Utopias
Author:        Howard P. Segal
Year :           2012
Language:   English
Pages:          304
ISBN-10:    1405183284
ISBN-13: 
   9781405183284
Info:
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 societies who conceive them, and how utopias have changed over the centuries Unique in including both non-Western and Western visions of utopia Explores the many forms utopias have taken – prophecies and oratory, writings, political movements, world's fairs, physical communities – and also discusses high-tech and cyberspace visions for the first time The 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

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