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Looking Backward from 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy
     

Looking Backward from 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

by Edward Bellamy
 
Written in the 1880s, LOOKING BACKWARD 2000-1887 was one of the best-selling books of the 19th century. Set in the distant future of 2000, the story follows Julian West, an American who awakes from a trance after 113 years. The world he discovers has been transformed into a socialist utopia, which Bellamy successfully contrasts with contemporary 1880s society.

Overview

Written in the 1880s, LOOKING BACKWARD 2000-1887 was one of the best-selling books of the 19th century. Set in the distant future of 2000, the story follows Julian West, an American who awakes from a trance after 113 years. The world he discovers has been transformed into a socialist utopia, which Bellamy successfully contrasts with contemporary 1880s society.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012214751
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
186 KB

Meet the Author

Edward Bellamy (1850-1898) was an influential American writer and advocate of socialism. His works, including LOOKING BACKWARD, inspired the founding of a number of utopian communities to bring his vision for the future to reality. He was the cousin of Francis Bellamy, famous for creating the Pledge of Allegiance

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