By Donald E. Pitzer

From the Shakers to the department Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the preferred mind's eye. Seventeen unique essays right here exhibit the relevance of such teams to the mainstream of yank social, spiritual, and monetary lifestyles. The participants study the ideals and practices of the main widespread utopian groups based sooner 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 challenge. in keeping with a brand new conceptual framework often called developmental communalism, the ebook examines those utopian pursuits in the course of the process their development--before, in the course of, and after their communal interval. every one bankruptcy contains a short chronology, giving simple information regarding the gang mentioned. An appendix offers the main whole record of yankee utopian groups ever released. The individuals 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 possibly, Lawrence J. McCrank, J. Gordon Melton, Donald E. Pitzer, Robert P. Sutton, Jon Wagner, and Robert S. Weisbrot.

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