Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / History

A Fire of Straw In Bureau County: The Forgotten Utopian Dream of Lamoille's Rosemont Domain

$8.99
| £7.27 | €8.60 | Ca$12.20 | Au$12.34
by Robert J. Glaser
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
A Fire of Straw In Bureau County: The Forgotten Utopian Dream of Lamoille's Rosemont Domain by Robert J. Glaser

The prairie of Bureau Co., Illinois in the 1840s could hardly be thought of as the location for a planned utopian settlement. This is especially true if the motivation for the effort was the complex and controversial writings of a French utopian socialist who never stepped foot on American soil, much less the prairies of northern Illinois. The elaborate doctrines of Charles Fournier would be imported and stimulate thousands of Americans to action - specifically some idealists residing in Bureau Co., Illinois. The Lamoille [sic] Agricultural and Mechanical Association would have been the first such attempt in Bureau County and the State of Illinois and is a long-overlooked aspect of local and regional history. As the United States was facing critical decisions regarding its socio-economic development, the Fourierist movement offered a significant alternative to the eventual adoption of our current system of industrial-capitalism. In their own way, La Moille and Bureau County were part of that great debate.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 882660

Ebook Details
Size: 1.7 MB
Publisher: Lulu Publishing Services
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 9781483456799 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:allowed
Printing:allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > History

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

12/07/2016
© 2016 Lybrary.com