"The Great Calamity on Robinson's Island"

Title"The Great Calamity on Robinson's Island"
Year for Search1899
AuthorsFlürscheim, Michael (1844-1912)
Secondary TitleThe Commercial Exchange Gazette. The Official Organ of the New Zealand Exchange Co., Ltd. (New Zealand)
Volume / Edition1.5
Pagination4-6
Date PublishedFebruary 1, 1899
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, German author, Male author
Annotation

Establishment of a commercial exchange bank and the concomitant ability to trade without money brings eutopia. See also 1896 Flürsheim and the two other 1899 Flürscheims.

Info Notes

On Flürscheim, see my “Michael Flürscheim: From the Single Tax to Currency Reform.” Utopian Studies 21.1 (2010): 139-61, which includes a list of his publications (151-56).

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1844-1912) was born in Germany and lived in France, Britain, Mexico, New Zealand and the US before returning to Germany. In New Zealand, where he lived from 1898 to 1905, he opened commercial exchange banks in Wellington and Auckland. He was also involved with the Topolobampo community in Mexico.

Full Text

1899 [Flürscheim, Michael] (1844-1912). “The Great Calamity on Robinson’s Island.” The Commercial Exchange Gazette. The Official Organ of the New Zealand Exchange Co., Ltd. (New Zealand) 1.5 (February 1, 1899): 4-6. On Flürscheim, see my “Michael Flürscheim: From the Single Tax to Currency Reform.” Utopian Studies 21.1 (2010): 139-61, which includes a list of his publications (151-56). ATL

Establishment of a commercial exchange bank and the concomitant ability to trade without money brings eutopia. See also 1896 Flürsheim and the two other 1899 Flürscheims. The author was born in Germany and lived in France, Britain, Mexico, New Zealand and the US before returning to Germany. In New Zealand, where he lived from 1898 to 1905, he opened commercial exchange banks in Wellington and Auckland. He was also involved with the Topolobampo community in Mexico.