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The Problem of Romantic Socialism

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about the problem of early utopian or romantic socialism in France. This book aims to provide a better understanding of early ... More


Socialism’s Wrong Responses to the Right Problems

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

in Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines three early ‘utopian socialists,’ namely Claude-Henri de Saint-Simon, François Marie Charles Fourier and Robert Owen. Each attempted to justify their planned society on the ... More


Economies of the Future

Jamie L. Pietruska

in Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226475004
eISBN:
9780226509150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509150.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on long-range economic forecasts and ideas about predictability in the work of commodity price forecaster Samuel Benner, utopian novelist Edward Bellamy, and meteorologist Henry ... More


Classical Social Theory and the French Revolution of 1848

Craig Calhoun

in The Roots of Radicalism: Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226090849
eISBN:
9780226090870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090870.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Alexis de Tocqueville and Karl Marx both viewed the revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century not only as echoes of 1789 and other predecessors, but also as harbingers of something new. For de ... More


Frauenemancipation and Beyond: The Use of the Concept of Emancipation by Early European Feminists

Bonnie S. Anderson

in Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the terms “slavery” and “emancipation” resonated in the minds of women's rights advocates in France and Germany. Although France had direct association with African ... More


Introduction

Holly Jackson

in American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199317042
eISBN:
9780199369256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199317042.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Women's Literature

This introduction traces a strain of antifamilial republican political thought that was supplanted by an American national identity based on genealogical blood in the nineteenth century. It reviews ... More


The Visionary

Manon Mathias

in Vision in the Novels of George Sand

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735397
eISBN:
9780191799570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735397.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 2 examines the development of conceptual vision in Sand’s novels and compares Sand’s visionary characters with Balzac’s ‘voyants’. It argues that, unlike Balzac’s characters, Sand’s visionary ... More


The New Moral World

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 2 surveys her life in London from 1831 to 1836, where she taught German and Hebrew and sold a room deodorizer she invented. Becoming a follower of Robert Owen, the famous ... More


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