The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Utopian Movements

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ABC-CLIO, 1998 - History - 303 pages
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Utopian ideas have had an impact on almost every area of life including political theory, science, psychology, society, the economy, literature, and culture. The idea of utopia has evolved and taken many forms since Sir Thomas More coined the word in 1516. Originating with Greek philosophers, the concept has evolved into a distinctly Western notion relating to progress or improvement dating from the Renaissance.

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DANIEL WEBSTER HOLLIS, III, is professor of history at Jacksonville State University, in Alabama, where he has taught for thirty years.

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