Charles Fourier: The Visionary and His World

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University of California Press, Jul 25, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 601 pages
Examines the socialist visions of the nineteenth-century utopian thinker, describes the intellectual background of the period, and assesses the influence of Fourier's ideas
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Provincial Autodidact
13
Early Years
15
Revolutionary Decade
36
From Architectural Reform to Universal System
57
Provincial Shop Sergeant
75
Lyon Journalism
98
The Parody before the Play
116
Work in Harmony
274
The New Amorous World
297
History and Metempsychosis
318
The Cosmological Poem
332
Parisian Prophet
353
The Provincial in Paris 372 19 The Provincial in Paris
387
The SaintSimonians
409
Publishing a Journal
431

The Virtuous Countryside
140
The First Disciple
158
The Preparation of the Treatise
176
The Theory
193
Critique of Civilization
195
The Anatomy of the Passions
220
The Ideal Community
241
Education in Harmony
259
The Creation of a Phalanx
454
Last Years
472
Epilogue
497
Abbreviations
503
Notes
571
Index
587
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