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Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism$
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Jonathan Beecher

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520222977

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520222977.001.0001

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Uvalde Canyon

Uvalde Canyon

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(p.346) 15 Uvalde Canyon
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Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism
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Jonathan Beecher

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0016

This chapter focuses on Victor Considerant's plan for a settlement in Uvalde Canyon in West Texas after leaving the Reunion. It explains that as Considerant was negotiating for the purchase of land at Uvalde Canyon, the leadership of the Colonization Society decided to dissolve the colony at the Reunion, which was all in his favor. After the purchase, Considerant went back to France to report back on the situation in Texas and provide information for all prospective investors and settlers. This chapter suggests that this was Considerant's last attempt to play a guiding role within the Fourierist movement.

Keywords:   Victor Considerant, Uvalde Canyon, West Texas, Colonization Society, France, Fourierist movement

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