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In the year 2000, women still leave men at the end of meals to discuss the real business of life over brandy and cigars. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Published in 1888 Looking Backward takes the reader grin 1888 to 2000. More recently it has been the inspiration to Michael Albert and Robin Hahnel's Participatory Economics project. It is however quite badly written, as it is really a grand tour of the future world of the year 2000, and plot and character development are just means to an end,really. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.

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Excellent read. I can'y really comment on a book...it is what it is !! Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2013. Instead West is shown the wonders of Boston in the year 2000, with his hosts explaining the rationale behind the grand civic improvements. Not suitable for academic use, not suitable as a gift and essentially only useful for personal pleasure if you are a masochist. I had to read this for my world history honors class. LOOKING BACKWARD is a utopian science fiction novel by Edward Bellamy, a lawyer and writer from Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts; it was first published in 1887. A good read. It is a litany of protest against the prevailing work/income. He imagined what the world could be. Please try again. “It is one of the few books ever published that created almost immediately on its appearance a political mass movement”. Don't waste you time or money. Interesting in an historical standpoint of how a self-absorbed, self-righteous man from 1860s England would perceive the world and how to address social issues facing the nation at the time. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It would be beyond generosity to slog through the flaws in search of value. Looking Backward 2000-1887 | Bellamy, Edward, Broun, Heywood | ISBN: 9781490478500 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.

So disappointed that the audio version of the book was not sent through to me. Reviewed in the United States on September 13, 2017. It is meant to be purchased and sat upon a shelf. As a political statement it was way too far to the left, When read the first time I was truly impressed with the technology to come as much of it was pretty close. Looking Backward is an expression of Bellamy's faith that the industrial age and industrial cities could be made to work for all, not just the few. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 13, 2013), Reviewed in the United States on November 26, 2012. as science fiction future technology I loved it. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. This books is worth reading due to its historic significance. Bellamy truly creates the perfect world. Une erreur est survenue. Merci d’essayer à nouveau.

Learn more Bellamy's vision of a harmonious future world inspired the formation of numerous "Nationalist Clubs" dedicated to the propagation of Bellamy's political ideas. Small writing, poor structure and looks ridiculous.

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $7.98 Shipping to Hungary. À la place, notre système tient compte de facteurs tels que l'ancienneté d'un commentaire et si le commentateur a acheté l'article sur Amazon. The many toiled that the few might indulge, that is until he woke up. For the author it was science fiction. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. (by the way formatting issues in the kindle edition I chose), I think Amazon groups the reviews of a book from different editions so to be clear I am reviewing "Looking Backward (Illustrated)". There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2013. (Anglais) Broché – Grands caractères, 31 décembre 2019, Broché, Grands caractères, 31 décembre 2019, MP3 CD, Livre audio, Audio MP3, Super Audio CD. Something went wrong. Even our protagonist was having a conversation with another character, he was basically just agreeing with himself or using the opponent to segue into another point. Don't buy if you're looking for a fun, eventful read with compelling characters and intrigue. Désolé, un problème s'est produit lors de l'enregistrement de vos préférences en matière de cookies. I have no doubts that defenders of this poorly written story are blind proponents of collectivism that could not have been bothered to crack the spine of this story. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité.

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He imagined what the world could be.

Definitely worth reading.

You won't understand anything.

Brilliant. Interesting fantasy read once you get use to the language, Reviewed in the United States on September 2, 2013. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 22, 2015. Reviewed in the United States on January 25, 2020. Helpful . I'm convinced, after investing 5 hours into reading this book, that this is not meant to be read. LOOKING BACKWARD is a utopian science fiction novel by Edward Bellamy, a lawyer and writer from Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts; it was first published in 1887. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 2016. Comment les évaluations sont-elles calculées ? A political pamphlet that so bady wants to be a serious book, Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2019. It's terrible as a novel. Noté /5. Published in 1888 Looking Backward takes the reader grin 1888 to 2000. Did not even look at the political commentary, Ast second reading the politics became too apparent and a bit annoying. Definitely a book to recommend. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Looking Backward at Amazon.com. Buy Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (Signet Classics) by Bellamy, Edward from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. In its day this novel, and its sequel Equality, where so popular that they actually gave rise to a political movement of Nationalist or Bellamy Clubs.

Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2020.

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Consulter la page Edward Bellamy d'Amazon, Looking Backward & Equality (English Edition), Traduire tous les commentaires en français, Afficher ou modifier votre historique de navigation, Recyclage (y compris les équipements électriques et électroniques), Annonces basées sur vos centres d’intérêt. Impossible d'ajouter l'article à votre liste. The parabola of a comet was perhaps a yet better illustration of the career of humanity. Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 28 janvier 2017. For example, he discovers that every body is happy and no one is either rich or poor, all because equality has been achieved. It is one of those ridiculous A4 books that are basically an overglorified Word document. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.

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While this novel of an imagined Utopian Boston of the year 2000 kept my interest in terms of the problems, solutions, and justifications Bellamy proposed, it was slow going as each chapter was more lecture than otherwise. I want my money back. Trouver tous les livres, en savoir plus sur l'auteur. Looking Backward: 2000–1887 is a utopian novel by Edward Bellamy, a journalist and writer from Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts; it was first published in 1888. It is not a novel to entertain but it is a social philosophy of what Bellamy thought the world should be. According to Erich Fromm, Looking Backward is “one of the most remarkable books ever published in America.” It influenced a large number of intellectuals, and appears by title in many of the major Marxist writings of the day.

It was the third largest bestseller of its time, after Uncle Tom's Cabin and Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.Edward Bellamy was an American author, journalist, and political activist most famous for his utopian novel, Looking Backward. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Most of it was written as a one-sided introspective conversation with himself (as the main character).

A fascinating look at the future (Year 2000) by someone writing in 1887. 8 people found this helpful. Sélectionnez la section dans laquelle vous souhaitez faire votre recherche. Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 5 février 2018. “Human history, like all great movements, was cyclical, and returned to the point of beginning. The book, a top seller of its time, above all shows that our ancestors believed they could reach the future without perishing. Des tiers approuvés ont également recours à ces outils dans le cadre de notre affichage d’annonces. It influenced many thinkers of his time. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Do not buy this copy if you want an enjoyable experience.


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