All Things New: American Communes and Utopian Movements, 1860-1914
By: Robert S. Fogarty (author)Paperback
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From the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries America has been both a haven for utopian dreamers and a fertile ground for experiments in community. Closely examining the decades from the Civil War to World War I, Robert S. Fogarty provides the first comprehensive study of a neglected chapter in the history of American utopian and communal experiments.
Robert S. Fogarty is professor of history at Antioch College and editor of the The Antioch Review. A leading authority on American communes, he is the author of Dictionary of American Communal and Utopian History and The Righteous Remnant: The House of David, and the editor of The American Utopian Adventure (a nineteen-volume series).
Chapter 1 Foreword: All Together Now Chapter 2 "Enclaves of Difference": The Communal Pattern Chapter 3 "Behold a White Horse": Visions and Journeys Chapter 4 "Hard Times":Common Land And Common Labor Chapter 5 "New Movements": Missions or Retreats? Chapter 6 "The New Altruistic Leviathan": Conclusion
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