Alternative America: Henry George, Edward Bellamy, Henry Demarest Lloyd and the Adversary Tradition

Alternative America: Henry George, Edward Bellamy, Henry Demarest Lloyd and the Adversary Tradition

by John Thomas, Mickey Edwards
     
 

George's Progress and Poverty, Bellamy's Looking Backward, and Lloyd's Wealth against Commonwealth each in its turn became an international best-seller, championing a course of national policy that owed allegiance neither to the large-scale capitalist model then emerging, nor to the bureaucratic socialism espoused on the left. Through vivid andSee more details below

Overview

George's Progress and Poverty, Bellamy's Looking Backward, and Lloyd's Wealth against Commonwealth each in its turn became an international best-seller, championing a course of national policy that owed allegiance neither to the large-scale capitalist model then emerging, nor to the bureaucratic socialism espoused on the left. Through vivid and searching portraits of these three redoubtable journalists, prizewinning historian Thomas traces for the first time the evolving ideologies of the most significant reformers of their age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674016767
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

The Fate of Empire

Undiscovered Country

The Making of a Reformer

The Religion of Solidarity

Progress and Poverty

Muckraking

Cloud Palaces and Practical Men

The Prophet from San Francisco

Upheaval

Looking Backward

The Logic of Reform

Wealth Against Commonwealth

Stalemate

The Adversary Tradition

The Legacy

Notes

Note on Sources

Index

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