Social Architecture; or, Reasons and Means for the Demolition and Reconstruction of the Social Edifice

TitleSocial Architecture; or, Reasons and Means for the Demolition and Reconstruction of the Social Edifice
Year for Search1876
Authors[Petzler], [John Aloys](1814?-1898)
Tertiary AuthorsAn Exile from France [pseud.]
Date Published1876
PublisherSamuel Tinsley
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, German author, Male author
Annotation

Non-fiction eutopia. The author summarizes the book as follows: “The guiding principles upon which this social demolition and reconstruction is to proceed, are chiefly the following:–1. Abolition of money, inheritance, and private property. 2. Restriction of the isolated household, and development of the associated home. 3. Freedom of sexual unions. 4 Compulsory and equal sharing of all physical labour. 5. Economical arrangements for the prevention of waste. 6. Organization of labour. 7. Equal division of the means of existence and enjoyment. 8. Universal diffusion of education, sciences, and arts” (80). Includes 1870 Petzler as an Appendix (423-39). See also his Die sociale Baukunst; oder Gründe und Mittel für den Umsturz und Wiederaufbau der gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse, besonders wie solche sich in neuester Zeit in England, dem grossen Musterstaat der modernen Civilisation, ausgebildet haben. 2 vols. Hottingen-Zürich, Switzerland: Verlag der Schweizerischen Volksbuchhandlung, 1879, 1880; and his Grosse Jubiläumsfeier und imposanter Triumphzug in Erinnerung des hundertjährigen Bestehens der social-demokratischen Staatsseinrichtung in Britannien. Nürnberg, Germany: Selbstverlag des Berfassers, 1897 (L). In the “Preface” to the book Petzler says that he shared imprisonment in France with Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809-65), the mutualist and anarchist theorist. After his release he was expelled to England. 

Pseudonym

An Exile from France [pseud.]

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Author Note

(1814?-1898)

Full Text

1876 [Petzler, John Aloys] (1814?-1898). Social Architecture; or, Reasons and Means for the Demolition and Reconstruction of the Social Edifice. By An Exile from France [pseud.]. London: Samuel Tinsley. O

Non-fiction eutopia. The author summarizes the book as follows: “The guiding principles upon which this social demolition and reconstruction is to proceed, are chiefly the following:–1. Abolition of money, inheritance, and private property. 2. Restriction of the isolated household, and development of the associated home. 3. Freedom of sexual unions. 4 Compulsory and equal sharing of all physical labour. 5. Economical arrangements for the prevention of waste. 6. Organization of labour. 7. Equal division of the means of existence and enjoyment. 8. Universal diffusion of education, sciences, and arts” (80). Includes 1870 Petzler as an Appendix (423-39). See also his Die sociale Baukunst; oder Gründe und Mittel für den Umsturz und Wiederaufbau der gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse, besonders wie solche sich in neuester Zeit in England, dem grossen Musterstaat der modernen Civilisation, ausgebildet haben. 2 vols. Hottingen-Zürich, Switzerland: Verlag der Schweizerischen Volksbuchhandlung, 1879, 1880; and his Grosse Jubiläumsfeier und imposanter Triumphzug in Erinnerung des hundertjährigen Bestehens der social-demokratischen Staatsseinrichtung in Britannien. Nürnberg, Germany: Selbstverlag des Berfassers, 1897 (L). In the “Preface” to the book Petzler says that he shared imprisonment in France with Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809-65), the mutualist and anarchist theorist. After his release he was expelled to England.