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The social and cultural conception of space in early modern European utopias

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This research attempts a new analysis of the early modern utopianism’s space based on the Ptolemaic tripartite division of space into geos, topos and choros. This study unfolds through a selection of sources that represent the various patterns and the diversity of the uses of space not only in early modern utopian literature but also in intentional communities and colonial projects of the period. In the beginning, it examines the association of utopia with the newly discovered lands of the...

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Sotirios Triantafyllos More by this author

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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