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Free love in utopia : John Humphrey Noyes and the origin of the Oneida Community

Author: George Wallingford Noyes; Lawrence Foster
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001.
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The free love Oneida Community, founded in New York state during the turbulent decades before the Civil War, practiced an extraordinary system of complex marriage as part of its sustained experiment  Read more...

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Named Person: John Humphrey Noyes; John H Noyes; John Humphrey Noyes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Wallingford Noyes; Lawrence Foster
ISBN: 0252026705 9780252026706
OCLC Number: 45715841
Description: lvi, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Roots of an Extraordinary Community --
Cast of Characters --
Noyes Again at the Helm --
Settlement of the Putney Lawsuits --
Life in the Association: January 1849 --
The Spirit of Desertion: February to March 1849 --
Founding of the Brooklyn Branch: February to May 1849 --
Excommunication of Otis Miller: May 20, 1849 --
Community Fanaticism and Tensions: June 1849 to February 1850 --
Industry and Finance: August 1849 to July 1851 --
The Children's House: August 11, 1849, to February 2, 1851 --
Battle of Putney Rear Guard: September 2, 1849, to December 15, 1852 --
Relations with Outsiders: 1849-1853 --
Case of Francis Hyde: September to December 1850 --
Abigail Merwin: December 28, 1850, to July 16, 1851 --
Noyes's Trip to Europe: April 16 to June 4, 1852 --
The Wallingford Branch: May 1851 --
The Hubbard Quarrel: July 26, 1850, to January 12, 1851 --
Burning of the Printing-Office and Store: July 5-19, 1851 --
Sinking of the Sloop: July 16 to August 29, 1851 --
Mrs. Cragin's Position in the Church: September 4, 1851 --
Spiritualism, True and False: August 6 to December 4, 1851 --
Education and Amusements: August 19, 1851, to November 2, 1854 --
Collision of the Kingdom of God with Hades: September 1851 --
The Utica Indictments: September 27, 1851, to December 23, 1851 --
Editorial Attack by the New York Observer: January 22, 1852 --
The Putney "Senate": October 2, 1851, to February 17, 1852 --
A Concentric Convention: February 1 to October 31, 1852 --
Hostilities Renewed: April 1 to July 6, 1852.
Responsibility: compiled by George Wallingford Noyes ; edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Foster.

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"Focusing on the formative years of the durable 'free love' Oneida, New York, commune, founded by John Humphrey Noyes (1811-86), Foster, a leading authority on Oneida, edited this heretofore Read more...

 
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