Modern American Communes: A Dictionary (Google eBook)

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2005 - History - 209 pages
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Communes and utopian communities are groups of men and women who share a central or common belief and choose to live together away from mainstream society. Many of the individuals in these communes are characterized by or aspire to perfection. This reference source contains biographies and historical overviews of 20th-century communes and utopias in the United States and those individuals involved with them. Sutton provides a comprehensive history of both religious and secular utopian communities. Entries include Amity Colony, Farm Eco-Village, Holy City, David Koresh, Shaker Communities, The Farm, and Donald Walters, among many others.

Each entry includes a list of print and electronic sources for further reading. An appendix listing 20th-century American communal and utopian societies is also provided. Ideal for students and researchers interested in anthropology, labor history, politics, cults, sects, workers movements and welfare communities.

  

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Contents

THE DICTIONARY
1
LOCATIONS AND DATES OF ORGANIZATIONS
183
LIST OF WEB SITES
189
SELECTED READINGS
191
INDEX
201
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About the author (2005)

ROBERT P. SUTTON is Professor of History at Western Illinois University where he has taught since 1970. His fields of expertise include American legal history, communal utopias, and Illinois history. From 1990 to 1998, he was on the Board of Directors of the National Communal Studies Association, and in 1999 he was presented with that organization's "Donald E. Pitzer Distinguished Service Award.

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