Communes in America
The Place Just Right

Horowitz, Elinor Lander
Publisher:  J.B. Lippincott, New York, USA
Year Published:  1972
Pages:  158pp   ISBN:  0-397-31437
Library of Congress Number:  HX654.H58   Dewey:  335.02
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6221

Traces the history of collective settlements in the United States and compares their organization and purpose with the communes of today.


Table of Contents

1. All Things Common
2. Literary Utopias
3. The Gift to be Simple: The Shakers and Other Early Communitarians
4. On the Banks of the Wabash: George Rapp and His Followers
5. Utopia Revisited: Robert Owen at New Harmony
6. The Noblest Dream: Brook Farm
7. Love One Another: The Oneida Community
8. A Spiritualist and a Revolutionary: Brocton and Icaria
9. The Song Goes On: The Contemporary Scene

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