Looking Backward: 2000-1887 - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

When Julian retires for the night, Dr. Leete goes with him to explain the set-up of the musical telephones, telling him that he'll set the device for eight in the morning. Julian no longer is bothered with insomnia, and he dreams of a banquet hall in Alhambra with harem dancers and Moorish decorations. He awakes to the strains of the Turkish Reveille. After relating his experience to Dr. Leete, Julian discovers that many of the morning's music programs are purposely scheduled to be upbeat and energy-inducing.

Julian and Dr. Leete begin another lengthy discussion about the changes in society that have occurred since Julian's day, with Julian asking how international trade is conducted. Dr. Leete informs Julian that most major countries in the world have formed an alliance organized on the same principles of American economy. There is an international council that oversees...

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