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.

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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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