Travels in Icaria

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Syracuse University Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
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Radical in its day, this landmark utopian 1840 novel traces the journey of fictional British Lord Clarisdall to the exotic island nation of Icaria. To Clarisdell's amazement, devoid of competition or property, Icaria flourishes, triumphing over the social evils of 19th-century capitalism.
 

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While exiled in Great Britain, French Socialist thinker Cabet (1788-1856) envisioned the utopian community portrayed in this novel, translated here for the first time into English. The original ... Read full review

Contents

Etienne Cabet frontispiece Introduction Robert Sutton
vii
Translators Note Leslie J Roberts
li
Preface to the Second Edition 1842 Ivii
lvii
Purpose of the Voyage and Departure
3
Arrival in Icaria
6
Arrival in Icara
12
Description of Icaria and Icara
17
A Look at the Social and Political Organization and History of Icaria
27
Valmors Cure Milords Anxiety
143
The National Assembly
144
Icarian Peerage Provincial Assembly and Pantheon
155
Newspapers
161
Executive Branch 762
162
A Wedding a Ball a Dance
165
A Horseback Ride
168
Milord Loves Dinaise The Story of Lixdox Cloramide and Icar
169

Description of Icara continued
35
Food
44
Clothing
48
Lodging and Furnishings
53
Education
61
Education continued 11
71
Work and Industry
80
Health Doctors and Hospitals
89
Writers Scholars Lawyers and Judges
100
Valmors Despair
111
Agriculture
119
Agriculture continued
125
Agriculture continued and Commerce
132
Religion
135
Theaters
178
The Gunpowder Plot and the Trial a iid Sentencing of an Innocent Man
184
Jealousy and Madness Reason and Devotion
199
Prelude to the Anniversary Celebrations School Workers and Civic Birthdays
208
Anniversary of the Revolution
210
Festivals Games Amusements Luxury
219
Colonies
224
Religion continuation ofchapter 20
225
Milords Marriage Plans Set
241
Women
242
Project of Communal Association
247
First Deliberations on the Association Proposal
249
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