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Communal Utopias and the American Experience

Secular Communities, 1824-2000

by Robert P. Sutton

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • Utopias,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9390346M
    ISBN 100275975533
    ISBN 109780275975531

    You will write a page paper on either an utopian book or a communal group (either historic or contemporary). The Communal Studies Collection in Rice Library and the Center for Communal Studies located in LA have rich resources for research, particularly for twentieth-century and contemporary communal groups and utopias. Your. In The Communal Experience, nominated for a National Book Award in , Though the religious side of this drive toward separation remains strong, the last two centuries have seen the appearance of secular communities with a socialist or anarchist orientation/5.

      Brook Farm, a utopian experiment in communal living. (Photo: Public Domain) IN HIS INFLUENTIAL book Walden Two the American psychologist B.F. Skinner sketches out a utopian community based on Thoreau’s embrace of nature, but on a much larger scale. A town of 1, members resides in a clutch of farmhouses and buildings made of rammed Author: Kyle Chayka. Based on a new conceptual framework known as developmental communalism, the book examines these utopian movements throughout the course of their development--before, during, and after their communal period. Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, Donald C. Swift. America's Communal Utopias. : The University of North Carolina Press.

    A Bibliography on the Separatist Society at Zoar, Ohio The Hermitage-Zoar note-book and journal of travel. New York, NY.: DeVinne Sutton, Robert P. Communal utopias and the American experience: religious communities, Westport, CN.: Praeger, 2.   But our overall information base for the field of communal studies remains incomplete and disjointed. The only real predecessor to Stockwell's volume is Robert Fogarty's Dictionary of American Communal and Utopian History, which appeared in


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Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, Cited by: 1. American communalism is not a disjointed, erratic, almost ephemeral part of our past, but an on-going, essential part of American history.

This important study begins with an examination of America's first religious utopia at Ephrata, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in and traces successive utopian experiments in the United States through the following centuries.4/5.

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"The publication of America's Communal Utopias is a milestone in the study of intentional communities in the United States. Communal living has been a part of the nation's social fabric for over years, but only now do we have a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon written by those who know each community, or family of communities, best.

Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Secular Communities, — continues the same format as the previous volume on the religious communities (Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, –).Like its predecessor, this study of the secular communes is chronological.

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Sutton. Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol. 8 No. 3, March ; (pp. ) Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, Robert P. by: 1. From the Shakers to the Branch Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the popular imagination.

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Although many books on. Book Reviews Robert P. Sutton, Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, Westport, CT: Praeger, pp. $ It is encouraging to witness the production of not one, but two simultaneous publications outlining the.

seven american utopias Download seven american utopias or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get seven american utopias book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Bulletin of the International Communal Studies Association America's Communal Utopias, a welcome and much-needed book, brings into sharp focus a hitherto ill-mapped stretch of American social-history terrain.—Paul Boyer, from the Foreword An outstanding collection of historical vignettes of communal utopias founded in America prior to Brand: Donald E.

Pitzer. Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, ' and will not need an account to access the content. America’s Communal Utopias, a welcome and much-needed book, brings into sharp focus a hitherto ill-mapped stretch of American social-history some respects, of course, fragments of the story told here are already well known.

As long ago asafter all, Alice Felt Tyler published her engaging and readable account of many of these groups—along with much else—in a popular work.

A utopia (/ j uː ˈ t oʊ p i ə / yoo-TOH-pee-ə) is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens. The opposite of a utopia is a dystopia.

Utopia focuses on equality in economics, government and justice, though by no means exclusively, with the method and structure of proposed implementation varying based on ideology. Urban Design: The American Experience provides architects, designers, city planners, and students in these fields with a model for their own future development as professionals.

It is a valuable guide to design methodology (procedural theory) and other issues related to creating optimal urban environments.This book consists of 18 essays on American communal societies that were founded before the middle of the present century.

The authors are well known specialists in their fields and include several (Priscilla Brewer, Carl Guarneri, and Robert Sutton among them) who have written well received monographs on particular groups.From the Shakers to the Branch Davidians, America's communal utopians have captured the popular imagination.

Seventeen original essays here demonstrate the relevance of .