Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden

Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden

by Perdita Buchan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813541785
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Perdita Buchan has published two novels and her short fiction and articles have appeared in The New Yorker, Ladies’ Home Journal, Harvard Magazine, House Beautiful, New Jersey Monthly, and the New York Times. She lives in Ocean Grove, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xv
Helicon Home Colony: A Cooperative Living Community     3
Free Acres: A Single-Tax Colony     26
Stelton: An Experiment in Education     55
Physical Culture City: The Kingdom of Health     85
The Self Master Colony: A Home for the Homeless     116
Woodbine: Immigrants on the Land     138
Roosevelt: New Deal Town     173
Rova Farms: Preserving a Culture     202
Conclusion     219
Notes     223
Bibliography     241
Index     247

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