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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Utopia: The History of an Idea by Gregory Claeys
    Utopia: The History of an Idea - by Gregory Claeys

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780500295526 | ISBN 10: 0500295522

    A compelling history of a perennially powerful idea: the quest for the ideal society.   We have always dreamed of better societies. Philosophers, poets, reformers, architects and artists have imagined them in intricate detail, from Asia to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain
    Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias - by Jacqueline Yallop

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099584636 | ISBN 10: 0099584638

    Twenty years ago, Jacqueline Yallop was leading guided walks at Nenthead, one of a network of ‘model’ villages which sprang up across Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A life-long fascination was born.   From Scotland’s N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anarchism and Utopianism by Laurence Davis and Ruth Kinna (Editors)
    Anarchism and Utopianism - by Laurence Davis and Ruth Kinna (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780719096679 | ISBN 10: 0719096677

    This collection of original essays examines the relationship between anarchism and utopianism, exploring the intersections and overlaps between these two fields of study and providing novel perspectives for the analysis of both. The book opens with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopia as Method: The Imaginary Reconstitution of Society by Ruth Levitas
    Utopia as Method: The Imaginary Reconstitution of Society - by Ruth Levitas

    £39.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230231979 | ISBN 10: 0230231977

    In this major new work by one of the leading writers on Utopian Studies, Ruth Levitas argues that a prospective future of ecological and economic crises poses a challenge to the utopian imaginary, to conceive a better world and alternative future. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Villages of Vision: A Study of Strange Utopias by Gillian Darley
    Villages of Vision: A Study of Strange Utopias - by Gillian Darley

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780907123507 | ISBN 10: 0907123503

    All over Britain and Ireland there are planned villages: for aesthetic, philanthropic or political reasons, for convenience and for ideals – the best known being Portmeirion, Port Sunlight, New Lanark and Bournville. Gillian Darley covers many hundre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Island by Aldous Huxley
    Island - by Aldous Huxley

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099477778 | ISBN 10: 0099477777

    For over a hundred years the Pacific island of Pala has been the scene of a unique experiment in civilisation. Its inhabitants live in a society where western science has been brought together with eastern philosophy and humanism to create a paradise ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopia Britannica: British Utopian Experiments 1325-1945 by Chris Coates
    Utopia Britannica: British Utopian Experiments 1325-1945 - by Chris Coates

    £16.50   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780951494585 | ISBN 10: 0951494589

    This book provides a wealth of information about communities, communes & co-operatives, of all types and scales, that existed in the UK from the 14th century until World War II. It brings the various characters to life, assisted by plenty of photogra ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Faber Book of Utopias by John Carey
    The Faber Book of Utopias - by John Carey

    £20.00   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780571203178 | ISBN 10: 0571203175

    Every age has its utopias, from Plato's Republic to contemporary sci-fi visions. In this spellbinding anthology John Carey charts the course of every conceivable dream world - whether communist, fascist, anarchist, green, golden age, techno-fantastic ... more

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