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The Resource America's communal utopias, edited by Donald E. Pitzer ; foreword by Paul S. Boyer, (electronic resource)

America's communal utopias, edited by Donald E. Pitzer ; foreword by Paul S. Boyer, (electronic resource)

Label
America's communal utopias
Title
America's communal utopias
Statement of responsibility
edited by Donald E. Pitzer ; foreword by Paul S. Boyer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Shakers to the Branch Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the popular imagination. Seventeen original essays here demonstrate the relevance of such groups to the mainstream of American social, religious, and economic life. The contributors examine the beliefs and practices of the most prominent utopian communities founded before 1965, including the long-overlooked Catholic monastic communities and Jewish agricultural colonies. Also featured are the Ephrata Baptists, Moravians, Shakers, Harmonists, Hutterites, Inspirationists of Amana, Mormons, Owenites, Fourierists, I
Action
digitized
Dewey number
335/.9/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pitzer, Donald E
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  • Collective settlements
  • Communitarianism
  • Communal living
Label
America's communal utopias, edited by Donald E. Pitzer ; foreword by Paul S. Boyer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-505) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Douglas E. Pitzer -- Communitarian societies in colonial America / Donald F. Durnbaugh -- The Shakers of Mother Ann Lee / Priscilla J. Brewer -- George Rapp's Harmony Society / Karl J.R. Arndt -- The new moral world of Robert Owen and New Harmony / Donald E. Pitzer -- One heart and mind: communal life and values among the Mormons / Dean L. May -- Brook Farm and the Fourierist phalanxes: immediatism, gradualism, and American utopian socialism / Carl J. Guarneri -- The Community of True Inspiration from Germany to Amana Colonies / Jonathan G. Andelson -- Religious orders and monastic communalism in America / Lawrence J. McCrank -- Free love and community: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida perfectionists / Lawrence Foster -- An American elysium: the Icarian communities / Robert P. Sutton -- Eric Jansson and the Bishop Hill Colony / Jon Wagner -- Living in the ark: four centuries of Hutterite faith and community / Gertrude E. Huntington -- American Jewish agricultural colonies / Pearl W. Bartelt -- Cyrus Reed Teed and the Koreshan Unity / James E. Landing -- The Theosophical communities and their ideal of universal brotherhood / J. Gordon Melton -- California's socialist utopias / Robert V. Hine -- Father Divine and the Peace Mission / Robert S. Weisbrot -- Appendix: America's communal utopias founded by 1965 / compiled by Donald E. Pitzer -- Bibliographical essay / Donald E. Pitzer
Control code
ocn593295722
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898970
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295722
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
America's communal utopias, edited by Donald E. Pitzer ; foreword by Paul S. Boyer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-505) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Douglas E. Pitzer -- Communitarian societies in colonial America / Donald F. Durnbaugh -- The Shakers of Mother Ann Lee / Priscilla J. Brewer -- George Rapp's Harmony Society / Karl J.R. Arndt -- The new moral world of Robert Owen and New Harmony / Donald E. Pitzer -- One heart and mind: communal life and values among the Mormons / Dean L. May -- Brook Farm and the Fourierist phalanxes: immediatism, gradualism, and American utopian socialism / Carl J. Guarneri -- The Community of True Inspiration from Germany to Amana Colonies / Jonathan G. Andelson -- Religious orders and monastic communalism in America / Lawrence J. McCrank -- Free love and community: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida perfectionists / Lawrence Foster -- An American elysium: the Icarian communities / Robert P. Sutton -- Eric Jansson and the Bishop Hill Colony / Jon Wagner -- Living in the ark: four centuries of Hutterite faith and community / Gertrude E. Huntington -- American Jewish agricultural colonies / Pearl W. Bartelt -- Cyrus Reed Teed and the Koreshan Unity / James E. Landing -- The Theosophical communities and their ideal of universal brotherhood / J. Gordon Melton -- California's socialist utopias / Robert V. Hine -- Father Divine and the Peace Mission / Robert S. Weisbrot -- Appendix: America's communal utopias founded by 1965 / compiled by Donald E. Pitzer -- Bibliographical essay / Donald E. Pitzer
Control code
ocn593295722
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898970
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295722
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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