Utopia; or, The History of an Extinct Planet

TitleUtopia; or, The History of an Extinct Planet
Year for Search1884
AuthorsCridge, Alfred Denton(1860-1922)
Date Published1884
PublisherWinchester and Pew, printers
Place PublishedOakland, CA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Flawed utopia. Small communities of 100-300 families that own the industries of the town. National clearing house where all accounts are balanced every six months. Detailed constitution. Ends negatively in that the planet’s ecology is destroyed.

Holding Institutions

DLC, MoU-St, W3,1296

Author Note

The author (1860-1922) was the son of Annie Denton Cridge; see 1870 Cridge. Sometimes confused with his father, who was also Alfred Denton Cridge (1824?-1902).

Full Text

1884 Cridge, Alfred Denton (1860-1922). Utopia; or, The History of an Extinct Planet. Oakland, CA: Winchester and Pew, printers. DLC, MoU-St, W3,1296

Flawed utopia. Small communities of 100-300 families that own the industries of the town. National clearing house where all accounts are balanced every six months. Detailed constitution. Ends negatively in that the planet’s ecology is destroyed. The author was the son of Annie Denton Cridge; see 1870 Cridge. Sometimes confused with his father, who was also Alfred Denton Cridge (1824?-1902).