Seven American Utopias

Seven American Utopias The Architecture of Communitarian Socialism, 1790-1975 - An MIT Press Classic

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Publisher's Synopsis

The interplay between ideology and architecture, the social design and the physical design of American utopian communities, is the basis of this book. At the heart of the book are studies of seven communitarian groups, collectively stretching over nearly two centuries and the full breadth of the American continent: the Shakers of Hancock, Massachusetts; the Mormons of Nauvoo, lllinois; the Fourierists of Phalanx, New Jersey; the Perfectionists of Oneida, New York; the Inspirationists of Amana, Iowa; the Union Colonists of Greeley, Colorado; and the Cooperative Colonists of Llano del Rio, California.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262580373
Publisher: The MIT Press
Imprint: The MIT Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 321.070973
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 401
Weight: 853g
Height: 254mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 25mm