Back to the Soil or From Tenement House to Farm Colony. A Circular Solution to an Angular Problem

TitleBack to the Soil or From Tenement House to Farm Colony. A Circular Solution to an Angular Problem
Year for Search1901
AuthorsGilman, Bradley (1857-1932)
Date Published1901
PublisherL .C. Page & Co
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia brought about by the establishment of farm colonies that have similarities to those proposed in 1890 Booth. The book begins by describing the conditions of the poor living in cities, and then turns to the establishment of what the author calls “Circle City,” with detailed plans for how it should be laid out and of the housing. It must be near a city, have good agricultural land and water. Includes a chapter on education including the type of teachers needed. There is an “Introduction” by Edward Everett Hale (ix-xiii). 

Illustration

Illus.

Holding Institutions

DLC, MoU-St

Author Note

The author (1857-1932) was a minister.

Full Text

1901 Gilman, Bradley (1857-1932). Back to the Soil or From Tenement House to Farm Colony. A Circular Solution to an Angular Problem. Illus. Boston, MA: L. C. Page & Co. DLC, MoU-St

Eutopia brought about by the establishment of farm colonies that have similarities to those proposed in 1890 Booth. The book begins by describing the conditions of the poor living in cities, and then turns to the establishment of what the author calls “Circle City,” with detailed plans for how it should be laid out and of the housing. It must be near a city, have good agricultural land and water. Includes a chapter on education including the type of teachers needed. There is an “Introduction” by Edward Everett Hale (ix-xiii). The author was a minister.