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Title Communes in America, 1975-2000 / Timothy Miller.
Author Miller, Timothy, 1944- author.
Publication Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2019.
Edition First edition.
Description xxv, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 307.774 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-232) and index.
Summary This is the final volume of the author's trilogy on the history of American intentional communities. Providing a comprehensive survey of communities during the last quarter of the twentieth century, the author offers a detailed study of their character, scope and evolution.
Contents Preface: A century of American international communities -- The century winds down, and communities thrive -- Cohousing comes to America -- The ecovillage revolution -- The spiritual search I : Christian and Jewish communities -- The spiritual search II : other religious communities -- Communities on purpose -- Communities in the media spotlight : crisis and controversy -- Conclusion and afterword: into the twenty-first century -- Appendix A: A reflection on 400 years of American communes. Does communal activity come in waves? If so, when have they occurred? -- Appendix B: American intentional communities, 1900-2000.
Subject Communal living -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Collective settlements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Utopias -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0815636482 (paperback) :
9780815636489 (paperback) :
081563630X (hardcover)
9780815636304 (hardcover)

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