Utopias in American History

Utopias in American History

by Jyotsna Sreenivasan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598840525

ISBN-13: 9781598840520

Pub. Date: 09/28/2008

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An insightful look at the long tradition of communal societies in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their ideological foundations, daily life, and relationships to mainstream American society.

• 40 entries on specific utopian communal movements in American history, from the Puritans to the Amish to single-tax movement

Overview

An insightful look at the long tradition of communal societies in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their ideological foundations, daily life, and relationships to mainstream American society.

• 40 entries on specific utopian communal movements in American history, from the Puritans to the Amish to single-tax movement communities

• 45 entries on special topics related to utopian life, including socialism, Bible-based communism, family roles, and leadership

• 25 entries on important figures, including Robert Owen and Eberhard Arnold, and events such as the Branch Davidian disaster

• A comparative chronology detailing the dates of existence of the utopias covered

• Bibliographical listings with each entry, leading to further investigations in print and online

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840520
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Pages:
417
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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