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Visiting Utopian Communities: A Guide to the Shakers, Moravians, and Others
From the practical buildings & furnishings at Hanc

 
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By Gerald Gutek (au); Patricia Gutek (au)
Year: 1998
Pages: 230
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1-57003-210-6

Product Code: 1422352676

Description
 
From the practical buildings & furnishings at Hancock Shaker Village to the gardens at Old Salem, America’s 19th-cent. utopian communities reflect the long-standing fascination with idyllic soc. isolated from the rest of humanity. This guide invites you to visit 20 preserved or re-created oases of utopian life. These communities offer intimate glimpses into the lives, architecture, & remarkable commitment of men & women who frequently sacrificed material wealth & individual freedom in their quest to create a heaven on earth. Each entry includes a description of the community’s origin, ideology, history, & significance; a biographical sketch of its founder; a self-guided tour detailing the ind., crafts, art, & artifacts associated with the settlement. Illus.

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