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From the Shakers to the department Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the preferred mind's eye. Seventeen unique essays the following exhibit the relevance of such teams to the mainstream of yank social, spiritual, and financial existence. The participants study the ideals and practices of the main trendy utopian groups based prior to 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 venture. in response to a brand new conceptual framework referred to as developmental communalism, the e-book examines those utopian routine in the course of the process their development--before, in the course of, and after their communal interval. every one bankruptcy incorporates a short chronology, giving uncomplicated information regarding the gang mentioned. An appendix provides the main entire checklist 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. might, Lawrence J. McCrank, J. Gordon Melton, Donald E. Pitzer, Robert P. Sutton, Jon Wagner, and Robert S. Weisbrot.

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