Synopses & Reviews
Fascinating accounts of the history of the most important and typical American utopian communities include surveys of Shaker, New Harmony, and Brook Farm; Fourieristic phalanxes; and Oneida settlements. Details of human interest and daily life, often quoted directly from the writings of residents and visitors, describe community constitutions, revelations, and beliefs.
Nontechnical account of American utopian groups, 1680-1880, Woman in Wilderness, Ephrata, Shakers, New Harmony, many others. 15 illustrations.