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Modern American Communes: A Dictionary by Robert P. Sutton

By Robert P. Sutton

Communes and utopian groups are teams of guys and ladies who percentage a primary or universal trust and select to stay jointly clear of mainstream society. the various members in those communes are characterised by means of or aspire to perfection. This reference resource comprises biographies and old overviews of 20th-century communes and utopias within the usa and people participants concerned with them. Sutton presents a entire background of either spiritual and secular utopian groups. Entries comprise Amity Colony, Farm Eco-Village, Holy urban, David Koresh, Shaker groups, The Farm, and Donald Walters, between many others.

Each access contains a record of print and digital assets for extra examining. An appendix directory 20th-century American communal and utopian societies can be supplied. perfect for college kids and researchers attracted to anthropology, exertions background, politics, cults, sects, employees events and welfare communities.

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