skip to content
Brook Farm : the dark side of utopia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Brook Farm : the dark side of utopia

Author: Sterling F Delano
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Life at Brook Farm resembled an Arcadian adventure, in which the days began with the choir singing Mozart and Haydn and ended with drama and dancing. But how accurate is this image? In the first comprehensive examination of the famous utopian community in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, Sterling Delano reveals a surprisingly grim side to paradise as the Brook Farmers faced relentless financial pressures, a declining  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sterling F Delano
ISBN: 0674011600 9780674011601
OCLC Number: 53170437
Description: xvii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "Fermenting and effervescing" --
Beginnings --
Organization --
The seeds of fourierism --
The winds of change --
Reorganization --
The second dispensation --
From association to phalanx --
The Harbinger --
"Our severest crisis" --
Fire --
Beginning of the end --
Back to Boston --
"Done with Brook Farm."
Responsibility: Sterling F. Delano.

Abstract:

"Life at Brook Farm resembled an Arcadian adventure, in which the days began with the choir singing Mozart and Haydn and ended with drama and dancing. But how accurate is this image? In the first comprehensive examination of the famous utopian community in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, Sterling Delano reveals a surprisingly grim side to paradise as the Brook Farmers faced relentless financial pressures, a declining faith in their leaders, and smoldering class antagonisms." From the bookjacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/53170437> # Brook Farm : the dark side of utopia
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "53170437" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/transzendentale_erfahrung> ; # Transzendentale Erfahrung
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1154551> ; # Transcendentalism (New England)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/307.770974461/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/transcendentalism_new_england_history> ; # Transcendentalism (New England)--History
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/263979841> ; # Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/brook_farm_phalanx> ; # Brook Farm Phalanx
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/utopieen> ; # Utopieën
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Organization/brook_farm_phalanx_west_roxbury_boston_mass> ; # Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867585> ; # Collective settlements
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> ; # Massachusetts--Boston.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/collective_settlements_massachusetts_boston_history> ; # Collective settlements--Massachusetts--Boston--History
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/272794095> ; # Sterling F. Delano
   schema:datePublished "2004" ;
   schema:description ""Fermenting and effervescing" -- Beginnings -- Organization -- The seeds of fourierism -- The winds of change -- Reorganization -- The second dispensation -- From association to phalanx -- The Harbinger -- "Our severest crisis" -- Fire -- Beginning of the end -- Back to Boston -- "Done with Brook Farm.""@en ;
   schema:description ""Life at Brook Farm resembled an Arcadian adventure, in which the days began with the choir singing Mozart and Haydn and ended with drama and dancing. But how accurate is this image? In the first comprehensive examination of the famous utopian community in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, Sterling Delano reveals a surprisingly grim side to paradise as the Brook Farmers faced relentless financial pressures, a declining faith in their leaders, and smoldering class antagonisms." From the bookjacket."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/905415170> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Brook Farm : the dark side of utopia"@en ;
   schema:productID "53170437" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/53170437#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_belknap_press_of_harvard_university_press_2004> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Agent/belknap_press_of_harvard_university_press> ; # Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc%5Flibrary=BVB01&doc%5Fnumber=012780558&line%5Fnumber=0002&func%5Fcode=DB%5FRECORDS&service%5Ftype=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc%5Flibrary=BVB01&doc%5Fnumber=012780558&line%5Fnumber=0001&func%5Fcode=DB%5FRECORDS&service%5Ftype=MEDIA> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674011601> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA4Y3944> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/53170437> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Agent/belknap_press_of_harvard_university_press> # Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Belknap Press of Harvard University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Organization/brook_farm_phalanx_west_roxbury_boston_mass> # Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/collective_settlements_massachusetts_boston_history> # Collective settlements--Massachusetts--Boston--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85028258> ;
   schema:name "Collective settlements--Massachusetts--Boston--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905415170#Topic/transzendentale_erfahrung> # Transzendentale Erfahrung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Transzendentale Erfahrung"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1154551> # Transcendentalism (New England)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Transcendentalism (New England)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> # Massachusetts--Boston.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Massachusetts--Boston." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867585> # Collective settlements
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Collective settlements"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/263979841> # Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/272794095> # Sterling F. Delano
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1942" ;
   schema:familyName "Delano" ;
   schema:givenName "Sterling F." ;
   schema:name "Sterling F. Delano" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674011601>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674011600" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674011601" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.