Looking Backward: 2000-1887 / Edition 1

Looking Backward: 2000-1887 / Edition 1

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by Edward Bellamy
     
 

Published in 1888 to wide popularity, the novel looks at a utopian future that has solved the problems of the day. The main character, Julian West, wakes up in the year 2000, falls in love and views all the improvements made in 113 years: crime, poverty, and warfare eliminated; great cultural strides forward; a system of state capitalism in place of economic chaos.See more details below

Overview

Published in 1888 to wide popularity, the novel looks at a utopian future that has solved the problems of the day. The main character, Julian West, wakes up in the year 2000, falls in love and views all the improvements made in 113 years: crime, poverty, and warfare eliminated; great cultural strides forward; a system of state capitalism in place of economic chaos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312105914
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
11/15/1994
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
214
Sales rank:
1,038,760
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Cecilia Tichi
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text
LOOKING BACKWARD

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