"Dream of a Free-Trade Paradise. A Laissez Faire Tale"

Title"Dream of a Free-Trade Paradise. A Laissez Faire Tale"
Year for Search1872
AuthorsElder, Cyrus
Secondary TitleDream of a Free Trade Paradise, and Other Sketches
Pagination11-20
Date Published1872
PublisherPub. for the Industrial League by Henry Carey Baird, Industrial Publisher
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire on free trade set in the country of Laissez Faire where the rule is to do what is easiest. Thus, no children, no buildings, few crops, little production. The rest of the book is made up of short essays and stories that make the same point without using the utopian form.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in American Utopias: Selected Short Fiction. Ed. Arthur O. Lewis, Jr. New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971. All items separately paged.

Illustration

With 12 Illustrations of Henry L Stephens

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Full Text

1872 Elder, Cyrus. “Dream of a Free-Trade Paradise. A Laissez Faire Tale.” In his Dream of a Free Trade Paradise, and Other Sketches. With 12 Illustrations of Henry L Stephens (Philadelphia, PA: Pub. for the Industrial League by Henry Carey Baird, Industrial Publisher, 1872), 11-20. Rpt. in American Utopias: Selected Short Fiction. Ed. Arthur O. Lewis, Jr. New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971. All items separately paged. MoU-St, PSt

Satire on free trade set in the country of Laissez Faire where the rule is to do what is easiest. Thus, no children, no buildings, few crops, little production. The rest of the book is made up of short essays and stories that make the same point without using the utopian form.