The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Utopian Movements is a unique reference work devoted to actual and theoretical utopian movements. Detailed entries examine major utopian movements, significant utopian thinkers and literary works, and various sects, settlements, and communes. The more than 100 A to Z entries include: Diggers; Ecotopia; Fairhope Colony; Feminist Utopias; Futurism; Huguenot Utopias; Kibbutzim; Lunar Utopias; Millennialism; Native American Utopias; New Age Cults; Oneida Community ; Ranters; Transcendentalism; and Welfare State.
An encyclopedia of key figures and concepts in actual and theoretical utopian movements. Some 100 entries examine major movements, significant utopian thinkers and literary works, and various sects, settlements, and communes, encompassing Western and non-Western movements and communities since 1450. Includes a chronology. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.