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Builders of the dawn : community lifestyles in a changing world

Author: Corinne McLaughlin; Gordon Davidson
Publisher: Walpole, N.H. : Stillpoint Pub., 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents an overview of community lifestyles based on interviews with many community founders" and "offers workable guidelines for those interested in building tomorrow's communities." Includes directory of alternative communities.
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McLaughlin, Corinne.
Builders of the dawn.
Walpole, N.H. : Stillpoint Pub., 1985
(OCoLC)681460208
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Corinne McLaughlin; Gordon Davidson
ISBN: 0913299200 9780913299203
OCLC Number: 12681033
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The human yearning for community --
Benefits and purposes of community --
Problems and conflicts in community --
The roots of community: a historical overview and comparison from the early monasteries to the hippie communes --
The diversity of economic systems in communities --
New patterns of governance and leadership --
Innovative approaches to relationships, sex, and child raising --
New and timeless approaches to self-reliance and self-healing --
Ageless spiritual traditions in new age settings --
Guidelines for building communities --
The future of communities --
Community resources and addresses.
Responsibility: by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson ; [foreword by David Spangler].

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"Presents an overview of community lifestyles based on interviews with many community founders" and "offers workable guidelines for those interested in building tomorrow's communities." Includes directory of alternative communities.

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Inspiring yet sobering

by mlmonterey (WorldCat user published about 2 weeks ago) Excellent Permalink

Almost accidentally, McLaughlin & Davidson created a masterpiece that should be required reading for all creative evolutionaries and future leaders. The authors were and are big-hearted innovators and expert leaders who lived their subject. Their quest was clearly guided by compassionate wisdom...
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