Olombia or The New Political Economy. Grand Transformation of the United States, England and the World! The only Practical Solution of the Land, Money, Barter, Labor, Capital, and all other Questions of the Day. By Dr. William H. von Swartwout, Founder & President, of New Columbia United States of the World, or The Olombia Commonwealth. New Order of Builders and University; New York, London, Paris, Rome, Egypt, Palestine, Etc. (Inaugurated, September 29th, 1879)

TitleOlombia or The New Political Economy. Grand Transformation of the United States, England and the World! The only Practical Solution of the Land, Money, Barter, Labor, Capital, and all other Questions of the Day. By Dr. William H. von Swartwout, Founder & President, of New Columbia United States of the World, or The Olombia Commonwealth. New Order of Builders and University; New York, London, Paris, Rome, Egypt, Palestine, Etc. (Inaugurated, September 29th, 1879)
Year for Search1892
AuthorsVon Swartwout, Dr. William H.(1836-1902)
Volume / EditionRev. ed. Vol. 1 [No indication of an earlier ed. or other vols.]
Date Published1892-93
PublisherNew Columbia University Press
Place PublishedNew York and London
KeywordsMale author, US author
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Eutopia brought about by abolishing money. This can be done by simply changing the name of the country. Rejects competition and the whole money-based system. Proposes a six hour day, five days of work a week, twenty days of work a month, ten months of work a year, and twenty-nine total years of work (ages 21-49). Von Swartwout published a number of repetitive pamphlets and newspapers–see his Declaration of Principles and Proclamations of Emancipation by the President of the New Columbia United State of the World, Columbia University, Etc. (Founded New York, September 29th, 1879,) Being a Practical Solution of the Land, Money, Labor and Capital, and All Other Questions of the Day. Given in London, England, November 9th, 1886; December 24th, 1886, and August 7th, 1887. Illustrated. [in pencil on two copies at L–2nd rev. ed. 1892-3]. London & New York: Columbia University Press, 1887 [also published as Truthology with followed by the title as above]; The World’s Crisis and the Only Way Out. The Olombia Commonwealth Jubilee Proclamation and Declaration of Independence No. 2. New York: New Columbia University Press, 1890; Olombia or Utopia Made Practical by Dr. William H. Von Swartwout, Founder and President of The Olombia Commonwealth, New Order of Builders and University, Author of “The New Political Economy,” Etc., Solution of the Financial Problem. [Abbreviated and condensed from The New Political Economy]. New York and London: New Columbia University Press, 1893; The Olombia Commonwealth Hercules. Devoted to the Agitation of the Olombia Commonwealth Campaign; or to the Propaganda of a New Political Economy for the New Millennial Era of Justice, Liberty, Peace and Plenty with Free Land, Free Habitation, Free Material, Free Production, Free Transit, and a Free Use of all the Products of the Earth (New York and London) 1.1 (1894); Olombia Manifesto or Solution of the Social and Financial Problem. Addressed to the Congress and People of the U. S. A. and of the Whole World. New York: New Columbia University Press, 1894; An Open Letter to the Committee of Constitutional Convention at Albany, State of New York. [New York: New Columbia Press], 1894 (All L). See the book by his daughter–Janet Von Swartwout, Heads or The City of the Gods: A Narrative of Olombia in the Wilderness. New York: Olombia Pub. Co., 1895 describing the temporary establishment of Olombia Colony. 

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1892-93 Von Swartwout, Dr. William H. (1836-1902). Olombia or The New Political Economy. Grand Transformation of the United States, England and the World! The only Practical Solution of the Land, Money, Barter, Labor, Capital, and all other Questions of the Day. By Dr. William H. von Swartwout, Founder & President, of New Columbia United States of the World, or The Olombia Commonwealth. New Order of Builders and University; New York, London, Paris, Rome, Egypt, Palestine, Etc. (Inaugurated, September 29th, 1879). Rev. ed. Vol. 1 [No indication of an earlier ed. or other vols.]. New York and London: New Columbia University Press. DLC, L

Eutopia brought about by abolishing money. This can be done by simply changing the name of the country. Rejects competition and the whole money-based system. Proposes a six hour day, five days of work a week, twenty days of work a month, ten months of work a year, and twenty-nine total years of work (ages 21-49). Von Swartwout published a number of repetitive pamphlets and newspapers–see his Declaration of Principles and Proclamations of Emancipation by the President of the New Columbia United State of the World, Columbia University, Etc. (Founded New York, September 29th, 1879,) Being a Practical Solution of the Land, Money, Labor and Capital, and All Other Questions of the Day. Given in London, England, November 9th, 1886; December 24th, 1886, and August 7th, 1887. Illustrated. [in pencil on two copies at L–2nd rev. ed. 1892-3]. London & New York: Columbia University Press, 1887 [also published as Truthology with followed by the title as above]; The World’s Crisis and the Only Way Out. The Olombia Commonwealth Jubilee Proclamation and Declaration of Independence No. 2. New York: New Columbia University Press, 1890; Olombia or Utopia Made Practical by Dr. William H. Von Swartwout, Founder and President of The Olombia Commonwealth, New Order of Builders and University, Author of “The New Political Economy,” Etc., Solution of the Financial Problem. [Abbreviated and condensed from The New Political Economy]. New York and London: New Columbia University Press, 1893; The Olombia Commonwealth Hercules. Devoted to the Agitation of the Olombia Commonwealth Campaign; or to the Propaganda of a New Political Economy for the New Millennial Era of Justice, Liberty, Peace and Plenty with Free Land, Free Habitation, Free Material, Free Production, Free Transit, and a Free Use of all the Products of the Earth (New York and London) 1.1 (1894); Olombia Manifesto or Solution of the Social and Financial Problem. Addressed to the Congress and People of the U. S. A. and of the Whole World. New York: New Columbia University Press, 1894; An Open Letter to the Committee of Constitutional Convention at Albany, State of New York. [New York: New Columbia Press], 1894 (All L). See the book by his daughter–Janet Von Swartwout, Heads or The City of the Gods: A Narrative of Olombia in the Wilderness. New York: Olombia Pub. Co., 1895 describing the temporary establishment of Olombia Colony.