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Utopias in American history

Author: Jyotsna Sreenivasan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Utopias in American History gives readers a detailed sense of daily life in many different communal societies."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jyotsna Sreenivasan
ISBN: 9781598840520 1598840525 9781598840537 1598840533
OCLC Number: 213444815
Description: xxxii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Amana colonies --
Amish --
Ananda colonies --
Anarchism --
Antislavery communities --
Bellamy, Edward --
Bible communism --
Bishop Hill --
Bohemia Manor --
Brook Farm and Fourierist Phalanxes --
Brotherhood of the New Life --
Bruderhof --
Buddhist communities --
Burned-over district --
Camphill movement --
Capitalism --
Catholic worker movement --
Children and child rearing --
Civil rights movement --
Civil War --
Cohousing --
Cooperatives --
Cults --
Davidian and Branch Davidian movements --
Ecovillages --
Education --
Ephrata Cloister --
Fairhope and single-tax communities --
Family --
The family/children of God --
The farm --
Fellowship for intentional community --
Ferrer Colony (Stelton) --
George, Henry --
Great Depression --
Gronlund, Laurence --
Harmony Society --
Hippies --
Home colony --
House of David movement --
Hutterites --
Icarian movement --
Industrial Revolution --
International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna movement) --
Jerusalem/Society of Universal Friends --
Jesus People USA --
Jewish agricultural communities --
Kaweah Cooperative Commonwealth --
Keil Communities-Bethel and Aurora --
Koinonia Farm/Koinonia Partners --
Koreshan Unity --
Leadership and decision making --
Literary utopias --
Llano del Rio and New Llano --
Love family --
Millennialism --
Moravian movement --
More, Thomas --
New Deal communities --
New Harmony and Owenite movement --
Oneida Community --
Orderville and Mormon communalism --
Owen, Robert --
Pacifism --
Peace mission movement --
Persecution --
Point Loma and theosophical communities --
Rainbow Family of Living Light --
Rajneeshpuram --
Renaissance Community/Brotherhood of the Spirit --
Rugby --
Ruskin --
Shakers --
Skinner, B.F. --
Socialism --
Society of the Woman in the Wilderness --
Steiner, Rudolf --
Synanon --
Transcendentalism --
Twin Oaks Community --
Valley of the Swans --
Women, status of --
Zoar Society.
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An insightful look at the long tradition of communal societies in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their ideological foundations, daily life, and relationships to  Read more...

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"It's an outstanding survey that any high school to college-level library in American history needs." - Midwest Book Review "Sreenivasan (independent scholar) discusses 52 communal communities or Read more...

 
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