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The lost paradise the Jesuit republic in South America

by Caraman, Philip

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Published
1976
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New York: Seabury Press, 1976. Hardcover. 341p., boards & dj, plates, an entirely sound, clean, unmarked copy of the first US printing. Concerns Jesuit missionaries' attempts and successes at creating a colonial "Christian socialism" to replace indigenous social relations among the Guarani in Paraguay.
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Song of Utopia. Offical song, Utopian Society

by Fielder, Charles N and Roy G. Owens; Music by John T. Boudreau

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Published
1934
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Los Angeles: Utopian Society of America, 1934. 4p. sheet music, minor handling wear and soil, ownership signature (Rosa Pitt) in upper right corner. "No truth but truth, no enslaved youth, reads the Utopian code / Clarion call, heed one and all, let Brother share Brother's load!
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. Hardcover. 312p., 9x6 inches; no dustjacket, minor foxing on fore-edge, else in very good condition. On the Skaneateles Community, established in 1843 by the Society for Universal Inquiry and Reform on a farm in upstate New York.
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The City Within

by Randolph, Jeanne, editor

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Published
1992
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9780920159682
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Banff, Alberya: The Banff Centre for the Arts, 1992. Paperback. 106p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good condition. Collection of fiction, non-fiction, and art from the Technology, Rhetoric and Utopia residency held at the Banff Centre in Winter 1992.
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The Parable of the Water Tank

by Bellamy, Edward

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Published
1970
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Chicago: Chicago Workers Publications, 1970. Pamphlet. [16p.], staplebound pamphlet, 4x6.25 inches; illus., coffee stains on wrappers, slightly shelfworn, pen mark on front wrapper, else in good condition with clean pages.
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Bugle Peals, or songs of warning for the American people

by Pittsinger, Eliza A.

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Published
1894
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[San Francisco]: Eastman and Kimball, 1894. 72p., slender paperback, significantly expanded from the 1882 edition found in OCLC; front cover has corner chip, some handwritten notations on endpapers. Collection of poetry including spiritualist themes such as reincarnation, as well as anti-Catholic agitation.
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Santa Monica, California: the author, 1931. 94p. hardcover, minor handling and toning, very good. "Plutology is the science of the expansion and contraction of the currency or of the manipulating of money so as to take from the many and give to the few by surreptitiously increasing the value of all debts due or to become due. It is… Read more
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Psychic Dictatorship in America

by Bryan, Gerald B.

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Published
1940
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Los Angeles: Truth Research Publications, 1940. Hardcover. 255p. hardcover, very good with minor shelfwear. An investigative chronicle of a live-in, donate-your-life-savings cult that is still with us decades after Bryan first trained his sarcastic spotlight on its kingpins. "Tyrannies of this kind do not wear labels on their coat sleeves.. they work insidiously under false fronts and colors.. Something… Read more
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New York: [Plaza Printing], 1913. Paperback. 136p., wraps, pencil notes & stamp of the Commonwealth Club on the front wrap (no other markings), else good condition, 4.5x5.75 inches. Eccentric plan for ownership by multiple people of farms & factories with more than a touch of utopianism.
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Kagawa comes home

by [Kagawa, Toyohiko]

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Published
1937
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Tokyo: Friends of Jesus, 1937. Paperback. 63p. slender paperback journal, ownership signature on cover, spine ends worn, otherwise generally minor toning and wear. Laid in is a single-sheet mimeographed newsletter of the Kagawa Fellowship from June 1937, serving as a cover letter for the journal. Kagawa was a labor activist and missionary, jailed several times for labor activities as… Read more
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Tellepaper [two issues: Dec. 1979, Jan. 1980]

by Church of Hakeem

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Published
1980
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Oakland: the Church, 1980. Newspaper. Two issues of the tabloid format newspaper, 12 and 24 pages respectively, horizontal fold, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Hakeem Abdul Rasheed, born Clifford Jones, established a church based on the principle of giving him cash up front that would be more than doubly repaid later - the basic definition of a Ponzi scheme.… Read more
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The Patriotism of Peace

by Coate, Lowell Harris

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Published
1934
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Pismo Beach, CA: Modern Publishing Company, 1934. Pamphlet. 31p. +[4]p. order blank, stapled wraps, 3.5x5.25 inches, wraps worn, pages evenly toned else very good condition. None in OCLC as of 7/2021. Reprint of a work originally published in 1929 by the New Llano colony. Abundance Book No. 110, "Plenty for all" pocket series. Coate was superintendent of Llano Cooperative… Read more
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The Relentless Toll of the Price System

by Ramsey, Wayland

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Published
nd
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Pismo Beach, CA: Modern Publishing Company, nd. Pamphlet. 28p. + [8]p. of order blanks, 3.25x5.25 inches, wraps lightly worn, pages evenly toned else very good condition. None in OCLC as of 7/2021. Abundance Book No. 107, "Plenty for all" pocket series.
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San Diego: the author, 1943. xii, 381p., very good hardcover. "Not for sale to the public" printed on the cover; interior rubberstamp states "With the author's compliments." Proposal for a one-world government by a Christian Science adherent.
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The Ethics of Equitable Distribution

by Austin, R.H.

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Published
1930
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Pismo Beach, California: Modern Publishing Company, 1930. Pamphlet. 32p. +[2]p. order blank, stapled wraps, 3.5x5.25 inches, wraps worn and stained, staples rusted, pages evenly toned else good condition. None in OCLC as of 6/2021. Abundance book no. 111, "Plenty for all" pocket series.
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Berkeley: Homeward Press, 1980. Paperback. 58p., wraps, illus., 8.5x11 inches, faint vertical crease else very good condition.
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image of A way out, a publication of the School of the Living. October, 1967, vol. 23, no. 3 and 4

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Brookville, OH: The School of Living, 1967. Magazine. 61p., wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps lightly sunned at edges else very good condition. Magazine with contributions by Harry Elmer Barnes, Laurance Labadie, James J. Martin, Vardis Fisher, Holley Cantine and others.
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Pirate utopias; Moorish corsairs & European rengadoes

by Wilson, Peter Lamborn

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Published
1995
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9781570270246
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Brooklyn: Autonomedia, 1995. Paperback. 208p., wraps. Very good. Focuses on Salé and the apostasy of European Christians who became part of the kingdom.
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Dolge

by Franz, Eleanor

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Published
1980
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9780890620755
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Herkimer, NY: Herkimer County Historical Society, 1980. Hardcover. 106p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.25 inches, previous owner's ownership label on free front endpaper else very good condition in an edgeworn, unclipped dj. Biography of Alfred Dolge, a German immigrant and piano maker, who experimented with social welfare reforms for his workers.
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University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, 1984. Paperback. xxx, 230p., wraps, 5.25x8 inches, illus., wraps worn and soiled else very good condition. A useful annotated bibliography, rather than a simple list. Bibliographical Series No. 9.
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