Wickwyn: A Vision of the Future

TitleWickwyn: A Vision of the Future
Year for Search1986
AuthorsVan de Weyer, Robert
Date Published1986
PublisherSPCK
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

A religious eutopia based on revived village life. The book presents the history of England up to the 1980s and then projects a future in which, while technology made it possible to eliminate economic insecurity, automation put people out of work. This led to a movement to the countryside and the revitatalization of village life. 

Holding Institutions

O, PSt

Author Note

The author is an Anglican priest, who lectured in Economics at Cambridge University until 1997, and was the leader of the Little Gidding community in Cambridgeshire.

Full Text

1986 Van de Weyer, Robert. Wickwyn: A Vision of the Future. London: SPCK. O, PSt

A religious eutopia based on revived village life. The book presents the history of England up to the 1980s and then projects a future in which, while technology made it possible to eliminate economic insecurity, automation put people out of work. This led to a movement to the countryside and the revitatalization of village life. The author is an Anglican priest, who lectured in Economics at Cambridge University until 1997, and was the leader of the Little Gidding community in Cambridgeshire.