Women in utopia the ideology of gender in the American Owenite communities by Carol A. Kolmerten

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  • Owen, Robert, -- 1771-1858,
  • Collective settlements -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Utopian socialism -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women and socialism -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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StatementCarol A. Kolmerten.
LC ClassificationsHX696.O9 K65 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17744608M
ISBN 100815605552
LC Control Number98019270

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THE island of Utopia is in the middle miles broad, and holds almost at the same breadth over a great part of it; but it grows narrower toward both ends.

Its figure is not unlike a crescent: between its horns, the sea comes in eleven miles broad, and spreads itself into a great bay, which is environed with land to the compass of about miles, and is well.

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Through his book, he described fictional pagan, communist city-state that was governed by reason, and addressed the issues of religious pluralism, women's rights, state-sponsored education, colonialism, and justified warfare. Burnet was drawn to the translation of ‘Utopia’ by the same sense of unreason in high places that caused More to write the book.

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Apr 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. In “On the Best Kind of a Republic and About the New Island of Utopia” (the book’s full title, translated from Latin), Sir Thomas More envisaged a paradise where men and women could choose.

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Utopia is the most perfect idea of humanist rational ideas. But it has not received the direct revelation of Jesus Christ, because it exists in the kingdom of Earth rather but not the kingdom of.

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The State of Women in Utopian Society. The ideal society that Thomas More created in Utopia initially appears to be founded upon egalitarian principles. The egalitarianism of Utopian society even extends to issues of gender. However, gender equality in Utopia is largely secular; the religion of.Jun 02,  · Excerpt from Utopia, Book 2.

[MARRIAGE & DIVORCE IN UTOPIA] Their women are not allowed to marry before eighteen, and their men not before twenty-two. If any of them be guilty of unlawful intercourse before marriage, they are severely punished, and they are not allowed to marry unless they can obtain an especial warrant from the prince.Utopia Quotes.

Quote 1: "sailed not as a seaman, but as a traveler, or rather a philosopher" Book 1, pg. 2. Quote 2: "The first vessels that they saw were flat-bottomed, their sails were made of reeds and wicker woven close together, only some were of leather; but afterwards they found ships made with round keels, and canvas sails, and in all respects like our ships; and the seamen understood.

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