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Architecture, artifacts, and arts in the Harmony Society of George Rapp : the material culture of a nineteenth-century American utopian community

Author: Paul Douglas
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the town planning, architecture and artifacts of the Harmony Society, a group of German Pietists who came to Pennsylvania and built three villages in the United States: Harmony,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Douglas
ISBN: 9780773448773 0773448772
OCLC Number: 276822566
Description: xiii, 203 pages, 30 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Harmony Society : an historical survey --
The town planning of the Harmony Society --
Harmonist buildings --
Harmonist furniture --
Arts and artifacts --
The Harmony Society : reflections on the material culture.
Responsibility: Paul Douglas ; with a foreword by Donald Pitzer.

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