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Everyday utopia : what 2000 years of wild experiments can teach us about the good life  Cover Image Book Book

Everyday utopia : what 2000 years of wild experiments can teach us about the good life / Kristen R. Ghodsee.


"A spirited tour through 2,500 years of utopian thinking and experiments to tease out better ways of imagining our domestic lives - from childrearing and housing to gender roles and private property - and a look at the communities putting these seemingly fanciful visions into practice today"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781982190217
  • ISBN: 1982190213
  • Physical Description: xvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [2023]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
To Boldly Know Where No One Has Known Before: How Blue Sky Thinking Can Set Us Free -- Home is Where the Walls Are: Thinking Outside the Single-Family Box -- Kids as Public Goods: Why the Privatization of Childhood is Bad for Families -- Utopia U: Educating the Next Generation of Social Dreamers -- Imagine No Possessions, I Wonder Why We Can't: How Sharing Can Save the Planet -- Shall I Compare Thee to a Violent Ape: The Origins of the Nuclear Family -- You and Me and Baby Makes Misery: Outgrowing the Nuclear Family -- The Star Trek Game Plan: How Radical Hope Defeats Dystopian Despair.
Subject: Utopian socialism > History.
Utopias > History.
Communal living.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 335.02 GHODSEE 2023 (Text) 0001012513727 Nonfiction New Available -

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