New PDF release: America's Communal Utopias

By Donald E. Pitzer

ISBN-10: 080782299X

ISBN-13: 9780807822999

ISBN-10: 0807846090

ISBN-13: 9780807846094

From the Shakers to the department Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the preferred mind's eye. Seventeen unique essays right here show the relevance of such teams to the mainstream of yank social, non secular, and monetary existence. The participants learn the ideals and practices of the main trendy utopian groups based earlier than 1965, together with the long-overlooked Catholic monastic groups and Jewish agricultural colonies. additionally featured are the Ephrata Baptists, Moravians, Shakers, Harmonists, Hutterites, Inspirationists of Amana, Mormons, Owenites, Fourierists, Icarians, Janssonists, Theosophists, Cyrus Teed's Koreshans, and Father Divine's Peace undertaking. in line with a brand new conceptual framework referred to as developmental communalism, the e-book examines those utopian hobbies through the process their development--before, in the course of, and after their communal interval. every one bankruptcy features a short chronology, giving easy information regarding the crowd mentioned. An appendix offers the main entire record of yankee utopian groups ever released. The members are Jonathan G. Andelson, Karl J. R. Arndt, Pearl W. Bartelt, Priscilla J. Brewer, Donald F. Durnbaugh, Lawrence Foster, Carl J. Guarneri, Robert V. Hine, Gertrude E. Huntington, James E. touchdown, Dean L. may well, Lawrence J. McCrank, J. Gordon Melton, Donald E. Pitzer, Robert P. Sutton, Jon Wagner, and Robert S. Weisbrot.

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