Utopia

Paperback | July 7, 1997

bySir Thomas More

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Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed, and vice were nonexistent. Forerunner of many later attempts at establishing "Utopias" both in theory and in practice.

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First published in 1516, during a period of astonishing political and technological change, Sir Thomas More's utopia depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination and religious intolerance.

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Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed, and vice were nonexistent. Forerunner of many later attempts at establishing "Utopias" both in theory and ...

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First published in 1516, during a period of astonishing political and technological change, Sir Thomas More's utopia depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination and religious intolerance.

Born in London, the son of a judge, More became an important statesman and scholar. He was also one of the most eminent humanists of the Renaissance. Educated at Oxford, More became an under-sheriff of London and, later, a member of Parliament. Under King Henry VIII he served as Treasurer of the Exchequer, speaker of the House of Commo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:July 7, 1997Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486295834

ISBN - 13:9780486295831

Appropriate for ages: 14

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First published in 1516, during a period of astonishing political and technological change, Sir Thomas More's utopia depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination and religious intolerance.