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Utopia/Dystopia [Elektronisk resurs] : Conditions of Historical Possibility / Michael D. Gordin, Helen Tilley and Gyan Prakash, editors

Gordin, Michael D. (redaktör/utgivare)
Tilley, Helen, 1968- (redaktör/utgivare)
Prakash, Gyan, 1952- (redaktör/utgivare)
ISBN 978-0-691-14698-0 (print)
Princeton : Princeton University Press, cop. 2010.
Engelska 1 online resource (302 p.)
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  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction: Utopia and Dystopia beyond Space and Time; PART ONE: ANIMA; 1. FREDRIC JAMESON: Utopia as Method, or the Uses of the Future; 2. JENNIFER WENZEL: Literacy and Futurity: Millennial Dreaming on theNineteenth- Century Southern African Frontier; 3. DIPESH CHAKRABARTY: Bourgeois Categories Made Global: The Utopian andActual Lives of Historical Documents in India; 4. LUISE WHITE: The Utopia of Working Phones: Rhodesian Independenceand the Place of Race in Decolonization; 5. TIMOTHY MITCHELL: Hydrocarbon Utopia; PART TWO: ARTIFICE. 
  • 6. JOHN KRIGE: Techno- Utopian Dreams, Techno- Political Realities:The Education of Desire for the Peaceful Atom7. MARCI SHORE: On Cosmopolitanism, the Avant- Garde, and a LostInnocence of Central Europe; 8. DAVID PINDER: The Breath of the Possible: Everyday Utopianism andthe Street in Modernist Urbanism; 9. IGAL HALFIN: Stalinist Confessions in an Age of Terror: MessianicTimes at the Leningrad Communist Universities; 10. ADITYA NIGAM: The Heterotopias of Dalit Politics: Becoming- Subjectand the Consumption Utopia; List of Contributors; Index. 
  • The concepts of utopia and dystopia have received much historical attention. Utopias have traditionally signified the ideal future: large-scale social, political, ethical, and religious spaces that have yet to be realized. Utopia/Dystopia offers a fresh approach to these ideas. Rather than locate utopias in grandiose programs of future totality, the book treats these concepts as historically grounded categories and examines how individuals and groups throughout time have interpreted utopian visions in their daily present, with an eye toward the future. From colonial and postcolonial Africa to 

Ämnesord

Utopier  -- historia (sao)
Dystopier  -- historia (sao)
Dystopias. 
History. 
Utopias. 
Social science. 
Political science. 

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Electronic books.  (LCSH)

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HX806.U777 2010 (LCC)
321.0709335/.02 (DDC)
Ocga (kssb/8 (machine generated))
Qaabba (kssb/8 (machine generated))
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