Utopian Communities in America 1680-1880

by Mark Holloway

Publisher: Dover Publications in New York

Written in English
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  • Collective settlements -- United States.,
  • Utopias -- United States.

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StatementMark Holloway.
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LC ClassificationsHX653.H66 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. :
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL22154255M
ISBN 100486215938
ISBN 10978-0486215938
LC Control Number65215938

  Seven Planned Utopian Towns That You Can Visit Today Thomas More coined the term in with his book, all living together in harmony in what he called an arcology—a community .   American utopian communities experienced a heydey during the transcendentalist movement of the s and then again in the s, where like-minded people banded together on the basis of shared. Title: Heavens on Earth: Utopian Communities in America, Author: Holloway, Mark Publisher: Library Publishers, ISLI NA Title: A New View of Society, and other writings Author: Owen, Robert Publisher: Dutton, ISLI RP. In , Owen decided to create such a utopian community in New Lanark, reformed the textile mill industry at New Lanark and provided workers with good living conditions, a hour.

For instance, many ideologies of Brook Farm seem to parallel ideas of communism and socialism, it was neither truly a Communist, nor Socialist Community. Citation (book): Holloway, Mark. Heavens on Earth: Utopian Communities in America, New York: Dover Publications, Print. Citation (picture): Holloway, Mark. The following finding aid to the collection of published and unpublished scholarly materials, (excluding books) lists those articles, chapters of books, and typescripts which have been compiled for the Center for Icarian Studies. "Icaria," chapter 11 of Heaven on Earth: Utopian Communities in America, (New York: Dover Press, The Nashoba Community was an experimental project of Frances "Fanny" Wright, initiated in to educate and emancipate was located in a 2,acre (8 km²) woodland on the side of present-day Germantown, Tennessee, a Memphis suburb, along the Wolf was a small-scale test of her full-compensation emancipation plan in which no slaveholders would lose money for emancipating. Mark Holloway has 32 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mark Holloway’s most popular book is Heavens on Earth: Utopian Communities in America,

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Add to Cart. Publisher: Dover Format: Book Binding: pb Pages: Released: November 1, ISBN Fascinating accounts of the history of the most important and typical American utopian communities include surveys of Shaker, New Harmony, and. 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. Utopian Communities in America (Formerly titled "Heavens On Earth") by Mark Holloway and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Utopian Communities in America (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science)Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Utopian Communities in America, by Mark Holloway (, Trade Paperback, Revised edition,New Edition) at the best online prices at eBay.

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A Utopian Christian religious community, reorganized following fraud allegations and founder's death into modern city. East Wind Community: Ozark County, Missouri unknown present A secular and democratic community in which members hold all communities assets in common.

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This book provides an overview of about 20 such communities. The first edition was written 60 years ago, so I had to keep reminding myself that the “current” information on some of the longer-lived groups really isn’t/5.

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 communityÿconstitutions, revelations, and beliefs.

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Schmutz mark as seen in Rating: % positive. This book popularized the modern definition of "Utopia" as being any place or situation of ideal perfection. The 19th-century utopian sects can trace their roots back to the Protestant Reformation. Based on the organization of early Christian communities, communal living developed and grew largely within monastic communities.

Get this from a library. Heavens on earth: utopian communities in America [Mark Holloway]. Preth century. The word "utopia" was coined in Greek language by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, but the genre has roots dating back to antiquity.

The Republic (ca. BC) by Plato – One of the earliest conceptions of a utopia.; Laws ( BC) by Plato; The Republic (ca.

BC) by Zeno of Citium, an ideal society based on the principles of Stoicism. AP Images. From the colonial era on, the United States has had a rich array of self-contained utopian communities, walled off from the mainstream of life and dedicated to pursuing various notions of individual and collective perfection.

Although economic factors often made such projects unsustainable in the long term and members tended to float away over time, some utopian and experimental.

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A classic work on the experiments in the US attempting to create actual utopian based communities. A good overview of one of the best, Oneida colony/5. Utopian Communities that Failed to Survive. Early 19th Century America saw many social experiments like the Oneida community, Robert Owen’s “secular socialism,” and even Transcendentalists seeking to emulate Thoreau’s Walden Pond experience.

Several of these communities were based on non-traditional religious and pseudo-religious beliefs. Click to read more about Details: Utopian Communities in America (Formerly titled "Heavens On Earth") by Mark Holloway.

LibraryThing is a 4/5. A utopia (/ j uː ˈ t oʊ p i ə / yoo-TOH-pee-ə) is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens. The term was coined by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the south Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South opposite of a utopia is a dystopia, which dominates the.

The idea of the "utopian" community has a long, storied history (and a largely unsuccessful one at that), from the fictional island dreamed up by Sir Thomas More to present-day attempts to build the perfect urban ecosystem. And even though the perfect society has eluded us, that hasn’t stopped people from trying.

Utopian Communities: Selected full-text books and articles. America's Communal Utopias By Donald E. Pitzer University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview. Women, Family, and Utopia: Communal Experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the.

Located 15 miles south of Chicago, the town of Pullman was founded in the s by George Pullman (of luxury railway car fame) as a utopian community based on the notion that capitalism was the.The Icarians / ɪ ˈ k ɛ r i ə n z / were a French-based utopian socialist movement, established by the followers of politician, journalist, and author Étienne an attempt to put his economic and social theories into practice, Cabet led his followers to the United States of America inwhere the Icarians established a series of egalitarian communes in the states of Texas.

During the s, as many as 84 different utopian communities popped up across the country. It was one of the most volatile decades in American history. INA CENTURY after a failed first attempt to colonize what would become the United States in Roanoke, Virginia, William Penn established the colony of Pennsylvania before he even arrived.